Year 4 Summer 2 - Curriculum Newsletter
Welcome back after the half term break. I hope you have had a relaxing holiday with your families. We are now into the final half term of Year 4, getting ourselves ready for Year 5.
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 ‘Hunted’.
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; Persuasive Texts, and Folktales 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 Rounding, Polygons - identifying different triangles, Area and Converting Measurements. Also, to learn all their times table facts up to 12 times table and related division facts. The Times Table Rockstars website will help the children with this. All children have been given a login.
In Science we will learn and investigate all about habitats and the organisms that live their. Our trip to Brockholes Nature Reserve links with our Science work.
In Design Technology we will be designing our own healthy snack with a drink. We will also be practising the skills needed for out Food Technology unit.
This half term in P.E, we will be working with BRFC, on our orienteering skills.
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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