Year 4 Summer 1 - Curriculum Newsletter
Welcome back after the Easter break. I hope you have had a relaxing holiday with your families. We have another busy half term ahead of us.
Reading books will be changed on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. Homework timetables will be sent home on a Friday. Spellings will be tested on a Tuesday morning so you will have 4 days to learn these spellings before they are tested.
This term our topic will be ‘Water, Water Everywhere’.
In English we will continue to learn and apply reading strategies and will be using the answer it, prove it, explain it (APE) strategy to construct answers to questions. The units we will cover over the Half term are called; Poems with at Structure, Stories with a Theme and Persuasive Text.. We will identify and discuss the purpose, audience, language and structures of the text, in order to plan and write our own version.
In Maths we will cover a variety of topics such as Decimals, Rounding, Negative Numbers, Area and Converting Measurements. What would help your child for this half term is practice using different measurements at home and converting them. Also to learn all their times table facts up to 12 times table and related division facts.
In Science we will learn and investigate all about Materials and Changes of Matter – Solids, Liquids and Gases.
Our Art and Design we will be to exploring the artwork of Monet, Constable and Hokusai to inspire us to create our own.
This half term in P.E we will be practising our Athletic skills. In 'World and I' (R.E) - we are going to be find out Why Jesus is inspiring to some people.
Music we will continue to learn how to play Samba drums, through which we will learn all about tempo, rhythm and pitch. We will be in touch to share the date of the performance, in Summer 2.
If you have any issues concerning your child please do not hesitate to contact me.
S Hussain (Class Teacher)
Mrs Sheikh (Teaching Assistant)
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