|This half term, our main text is the Iron Man by Ted Hughes. We will continue to develop answers and work on prediction skills.||The children will be continuing with the Talk for Writing scheme focussing on a ‘defeat the monster’ text. We will also spend a week looking at poetry and writing a newspaper report.|
|Maths||This term the children will build on their times tables knowledge from Autumn 1. We will continue to learn times tables until we have knowledge of all facts up to 12 x 12. The children can use the programme “TTRockstars” to practise. In the summer term, the children will take part in the government times tables check. MyMaths will be set each week so the children can practise the maths skills learned in school.|
|Addition and Subtraction||Multiplication and Division||Area and Perimeter|
|We will use the addition and subtraction methods learned to solve real life problems including money. We will also learn how to solve missing number addition and subtraction questions e.g.|
125 + ____ = 267
|We will learn a new method for recording multiplication and use this to problem solve. We will explore division within our times tables including remainders. We will continue daily revision of times tables.||We will use multiplication to find the area and perimeter of rectilinear shapes. We will also find the area and perimeter of irregular shapes.|
This half term, the children will be:
|RE||Christianity - Incarnation|
|By the end of this unit, children will be able to:|
Indoor – Gymnastics
|Geography||Antarctica and Oceania|
|In this unit children will learn about the environmental regions of Oceania and Antarctica. They will learn about a range of Pacific islands, describing some features of island life. Part of this unit will be a focus study of the effect of latitude on day and night. Children will develop an understanding of latitude, the Equator and northern and southern hemispheres. They will also learn to read maps using 4 figure grid references.|
|Art||Drawing – Scale and Proportion|
In this half term’s drawing unit, children will learn about the visual elements of proportion and scale. Children will study artists who play with proportion and scale, including Salvador Dali and Jeff Jordan. They will then manipulate proportion and scale in their own work, using media of their choice.
In this unit, children will learn the vocabulary and sentence structure to order things in a café and read their menu.
In this unit the children will learn how to:
|PSHE||Identity and diversity|
In this unit children will explore seeing different perspectives and will think about not making judgements based on appearance.
Money and Me
Children will explore what money can and cannot buy, thinking about what is really valuable to us.
|Music||This half term, the children will continue to learn how to play the Ukulele having learned C, A and F chords. They will learn the G7 chord and further their musicianship skills. They will also improve their skills by learning about and composing harmony, melody and rhythm.|
|Computing||This term Y4 will learn about how to search the internet in a safe and systematic manner. In programming, they will use their directional code to create a maze game using Scratch.|