Welcome to Year 4!
Mrs. McQuirk, Mrs. Doran & Miss Huddart.
This term our topic is Florida
English: Our class texts will include 'A Turtle in Paradise'
In English, we will be focusing on texts which are set in Florida and looking at information texts on the subject.
The children will take part in weekly Guided Reading sessions with their class teacher looking at the various features of different text types and focusing
Daily spelling sessions will take place for 20 minutes and the children will be encouraged to learn
Maths: Place value and measures.
In Maths, we will have a particular focus on Maths in the real life, becoming aware of Maths around us and promoting a greater understanding of Maths Mastery. We will be looking at measures and how we convert between different units.
R.E: Our topic for this term is the Life of Jesus.
We will learn about the bible, look at different stories about the life of Jesus and discuss how we can follow in his footsteps.
In Science, we will be learning how sound travels and investigating different sounds.
History: 1930's America
Although our focus is not on History this half term we will be learning about America's past as our text is set in the 1930's.
We will be investigating the earth and how natural phenomenon happen. We will look at the effect of these and the lives of people living near volcanoes.
ICT: Programming using Scratch
We will learn how algorithms are used in computing and design our own to create a sequence. We will learn why repetition is important as well as how to debug. This will lead to us designing and creating our own programmes.
P.E: Multi skills and Gymnastics on Mondays and Tuesdays. All children must have a labelled PE kit in school at all times. This is taken home half-termly for a wash.