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Year 4

Welcome to our Year 4 class

welcome

English - The day the crayons quit

We will be starting this half term with the book ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’. We will be looking at persuasive language, writing persuasive letters, using conjunctions, using commas in a list, using adverbs and how to use inverted commas in speech. We will be starting to look at the year 4 word list as practising these common words as well as learning about prefixes and suffixes. 

crayons

Maths

times tables

One of our main focuses in year 4 is times tables and we will be practising these everyday! We will be ordering and comparing numbers beyond 1000, adding and subtracting numbers to 1000 and looking at formal methods of multiplication and division. 

Also every morning we will be completing our 4 a day - one addition, subtraction, multiplcation and division calculation to get us going in a morning. 

Challenge

Practise times tables recall 

x10,x5,x2,x3,x4,x8,x6,x9,x7,x11,x12

and the corresponding division facts

Play 'hit the button' to help you learn your times tables. 

Learn the meaning and how to spell this term year 4 words

accident

believe

strange

reign

possible

grammar

interest

various

Topic - Europe

This half term we will be using maps, globes, atlases and digitial mapping to identify all the different countries within the continent of Europe. 

 

Try and play this game with you parents:-

www.world-geography-games.com

europe(1)

Science - animals including humans

We will be looking at living things and their habitats and  that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways, using classification keys to help us to group, identify and name a variety of living things in both the local and wider environment. We will also be looking at the functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans and identifying the different types of teeth found in humans and describing their functions.   

teeth

Homework

the children will have home reading books, times tables practise, English and My Maths homework on a weekly basis. Homework will be given on a Monday and must be handed in on a Friday.

More details regarding My Maths to follow. 

Spellings will be given out on Mondays and tested on Fridays.