Year 4 Autumn 1

 

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Curriculum

Science Curriculum

Spellings

Meet The Teacher

Learning Values

Homework Timetable

Swimming Goggles

learning values

Learning Values: Respectful and responsible, collaboration, thinking skills, problem-solving and being determined to achieve our best.

learning values

S.M.S.C: Learning about others and surrounding world. Using the internet for research responsibly and safely. Engage with the 'British values' of democracy.

 

English

Continue to build a repertoire of sentence types to enrich writing.

  • BOYS (But, or, yet and so – progress to although, however, nonetheless)
  • 2A (e.g. It was a wet, windy day in the dreary dark city)
  • Ad same Ad (e.g. Bertie was always happy, happy because he liked school)
  • Noun who/which/where (e.g. Henry, who was an interesting character, loved playing tricks)

Can I choose the most appropriate sentence type for a section of writing?

  • Narrative writing looking at How To Train and Fables/stories with a moral
  • Dialogue
  • Character description
  • Creative writing
  • Poetry
  • Creating images: using simile, metaphor, personification and descriptive language to describe a

Can I replicate an author’s style of writing?

BIG WRITE Topics

A diary entry written from the perspective of ‘Hiccup’ or his Dragon based on the day that Hiccup captured his dragon. Thinking about:

  • Why did you choose that particular dragon?
  • What would have happened if you hadn’t caught a dragon?
  • My own fable linked to HTTYD
  • The day I met my superhero
  • Newspaper article on King Tut
Maths

Number and place value- up to 4 digits
Can I order numbers with up to 4 digits?

Addition and subtraction-mental and written strategies; one and two step written problems
Can I choose the correct operation for 2 step word problems?

Properties of shapes – symmetry, reflection, repeating patterns
Can I recognise a shape from its properties?

Multiplication and division, including learning 6 and 9 times tables

Fractions – equivalent fraction, non-unit fractions of number

Can I use my times tables to work out fractions of number mentally?
Position and direction – translating shape, coordinates.

Science

Electricity- journey of electricity, safety, mains versus battery, circuits, conductors and insulators, switches and other components of circuits.

  • What components do you need to make a simple series circuit to light one bulb?
  • Why are plug sockets covers made of plastic?

Famous scientists – We are researchers and authors – Focussing on chosen scientist and interesting facts about their lives and achievements.

Why are People so Fascinated by Ancient Egypt?
  • Trip to the British Museum – Aut 2019
  • Ancient Egyptian day at school – Aut 2019
Geography
  • Develop atlas and map skills to explore location and geography of Egypt
  • Look at climate, landscape, human and physical features in Egypt.
  • We will explore the physical features of the River Nile and develop an understanding of its importance.
  • How does location affect climate?
  • What are the key human and physicals feature in Egypt?
History

Ancient Egypt
Researching evidence – wall paintings, funereal objects and sculptures. Understanding beliefs, hierarchy, Gods and afterlife.

We will go on a trip to the British Museum and hold an Egyptian day to explore modern day life.

  • Who were the Ancient Egyptians?
  • Why were Egyptians so important?
  • Which sources can be used to answer questions about Ancient Egyptians?
Design Technology / Art
  • We will research, design and create our own lamps and torches – Lighting it up! (science).
  • Create an artistic interpretation of different hieroglyphics.
  • Closely observe and sketch Ancient Egyptian artefacts. (History)
  • How do I make my lamp fit for purpose?
  • How do artist decide which medium to use?
Computing

We are co-authors:

  • Plan the content of a Wik1 using our knowledge about Ancient Egypt.
  • Use Wikipedia to find information Edit Wiki pages
  • Online safety
  • We are researchers and presenters (Science and History)
Religious Education

Pilgrimage – Buddhism and Christianity

  • Why do religious people go on pilgrimages? What do they do there? Why is it important?
  • What’s the difference between a pilgrimage and special journey?
  • Festivals – Harvest Festival
  • Eid-ul-Adha, Navaratri and Sukkot.
  • We will also explore Ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses’.
Music

Salt, Mustard, Vinegar, Pepper

Recognise and explore characteristics of singing games developing their sense of pulse and structure. Focus on multicultural input.

  • Can I identify the ingredients of a typical playground singing game and perform with others?
  • Can I identify common themes in these games?
  • Can I create my own singing games based upon what I have found out?

Christmas Preparation 

P.E.
  • Children will be exploring a range of activities and games which will be focusing on the importance of teamwork.
  • Egyptian Dance
  • Can I work well in a team? Activities to improve coordination, balance and strength.
P.S.H.E.

IT’S OUR WORLD!!!

  • Setting goals – why are they important?
  • How do they help us?
  • Food – energy source, importance of nutrients
  • Smoking and alcohol – what are the dangers?
  • What does misuse mean?
  • What is peer pressure?
  • Bullying – what is it?
  • How can we deal with it?
  • Roles of bully and bystander.
Spanish
  • Greetings, introducing oneself to others and asking others what their name is.
  • How are you? Introduction to feelings, response, I am happy/sad/ tired/grumpy etc.
  • Introduction to numbers. Phonics – an introduction to phonics in Spanish.

Miss Jenkins

Miss Pitt

Miss Rafiq

Miss Taylor

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