Welcome to Year 4!
This year, Year 4 have Miss Bishop!
Our text for the term is ‘The Butterfly Lion’ by Michael Morpurgo’
We are basing all of our writing this term on this lovely story about a boy who rescues an orphaned white lion.
We will be writing a variety of fiction and non-fiction text types, focusing on including the correct structural and language features.
We will be having a big push on joined handwriting this year, spelling and the use of the correct grammar in all of our work.
- Recognising, writing and rounding with 4-digit numbers.
- Mental methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
- Formal written methods for addition , subtraction and multiplication.
- Properties of 2 and 3-D shapes
- Converting units of measure.
Some useful websites for you to use at home are:
DT will be focusing on sandwich snacks.
This term we are looking at States of Matter and Sound.
States of Matter includes: grouping materials into solid;, liquids and gases; how particles behave; evaporation and condensation and the water cycle.
Sound includes: how sound travels; the sound reaches the human ear; pitch and volume.
In French this term, the children will be learning numbers up to 20 and the french names for popular food.
In music this term, the children will be focusing on rhythmic patterns, improvising and singing songs to perform.
In P.E. we are completing a range of Outdoor Adventurous Activities, tag rugby and netball too.
In computing, children are learning about cartoon characters; this will include researching famous ones using the internet and creating our own using different software.
Does a Beautiful World Mean There is a Wonderful God?
We are looking at the meanings in the creation story. We are also exploring big questions about the meaning of life.