Year 4 Spring 2 Curriculum Newsletter
Welcome back after the half term break. I hope you have had a relaxing holiday with your families.
This term our topic will be ‘Passport To Europe’.
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 children will have 4 days to learn these spellings, before they are tested.
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; Non-Chronological Reports and Novels as a Themes. 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, plotting and reading coordinates, area and perimeter, converting Measurements and Data. What would help your child for this half term is practice using different measurements at home and converting them. Also to know all their times table facts up to 12 times table.
In Geography we will be using map to locate places, identify features and learning about Europe.
Our Design Technology project is linked to our topic, we will be using textiles to make a money wallet.
We will continue to take part in PE sessions with Blackburn Rovers this term, practising our invasion and defending skills.
Our Computing unit is called ‘We are HTML Editors’- whereby the children will be learning about the internet and websites.
In 'World and I' (R.E) - we are going to be find out ‘How new life is welcomed into the world’
In Music we will learn how to play street drums, through which we will learn all about tempo and rhythm . We will be in touch to share the date of the performance, in Spring 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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