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Summer Timetable

Summer Timetable 1

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

 

Year Group 4

 

TERM Summer

 

Dear Parents,

 

Below is an overview of the curriculum areas we will be covering in Year 4 throughout the Summer term. We look forward to introducing the children to some exciting new topics such as the Egyptians.

 

Homework will be given out on a Friday and will be collected in on a Wednesday. This will consist of spellings, reading books, maths and reading comprehension activities. Please note, children need to complete two reading comprehension tasks per week.

 

Thank you for your ongoing support.

 

English

 

Journalistic Text- (2 weeks)

Here, children will be exposed to experience of press releases, news reports and broadcasts. They will focus on headlines and features of newspapers. Interview others, gathering information and quotes. Finally, Produce their own articles about the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb.

 

 

The Firework Maker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman (3 weeks) Contemporary fiction. Children will be reading the text, exploring the language used, inferring how the character felt and analysing language choices. The children will be writing: character descriptions, story maps and letters related to the text and characters.

 

Playscripts (2 weeks)

Children will be exploring Bible stories from the Old Testament including Moses and King David. They will be looking at the features of a playscript and rewriting Bible stories in the form of a playscript.

 

Poetry week Haiku’s (1 week)

Children will be reading a range of Haiku’s and identify the features. Along with this, they will be writing their own Haiku and performing them.

 

Explanation Texts (2 weeks)

Children will be reading, responding to and exploring the features of an explanation text. They will be creating their own explanation texts that are linked to our science topic of ‘Sound’.

 

Persuasion (2 weeks)

Children will be reading a range of different persuasive texts and then writing their own that is linked to a class text at the time.

 

Maths

Summer Term 1

 

Number

Consolidate place value

Compare and order

Half-way between

 

Addition and Subtraction

Mental addition and subtraction

Apply formal columnar addition and subtraction

Estimate and use inverse to check

 

Multiplication & division

Multiply three single digits mentally

Formal method of multiplication

Mental division

 

Geometry: properties of shapes

Symmetry - lines of orientation

Symmetric patterns

 

Fractions and Decimals

Decimal bonds to 1

Position decimals on a number line

Round to whole

 

Measures –Time

Use timetables

Convert between units of time

 

Summer Term 2

 

Number

Extend sequences to involving decimals

Addition and Subtraction

 

Measures – money

Round and adjust to calculate

Find totals with money – mental and written methods

 

Multiplication & division

Know all facts to 12 x 12

Formal method of short division

Estimate answers by rounding

 

Geometry: direction and movement

Understand and describe translations

 

Fractions

Recognise equivalence between fractions and decimals

Explore equivalence

 

Measures

Area of rectilinear shapes

Measure and compare lengths – decimal notation

 

Statistics

Interpret and present continuous data

Science

States of Matter-

Children will:

  • compare and group materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases
  • observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C)
  • identify the part played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle and associate the rate of evaporation with temperature

 

Sound-

  • identify how sounds are made, associating some of them with something vibrating
  • recognise that vibrations from sounds travel through a medium to the ear
  • find patterns between the pitch of a sound and features of the object that produced it
  • find patterns between the volume of a sound and the strength of the vibrations that produced it
  • recognise that sounds get fainter as the distance from the sound source increases

 

R:E

Easter

Pentecost

King Moses to David

Light of the World and Beloved Son

The Work of the Apostles

Marriage and Holy Orders

Computing

Creating a PowerPoint with animation and sound. This will be linked to our history, geography or science topic.

Robotics- programming a floor turtle.

Adapting and saving images to computers.

History

Early Civilizations and Ancient Egypt.

 

Children will be introduced to this topic and discover who these people were, their culture and traditions and how they lived.

 

Geography

European Study – children will be producing a PowerPoint presentation of a chosen European country to present to their peers.

 

 

Art

Ancient Egypt – sketch book work and great artists

Design, make and evaluate an Ancient Egyptian cartouche.

 

Design and Technology

Cooking and Nutrition

Music

Djembe drumming.

Continuing to learn new songs in Hymn Practice.

Listening to Egyptian music.

PE

Tag rugby with Troy

Athletics

Rounders

Practice for sports day

 

 

 


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