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.
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 there. We will be going on a bug hunt!
In Design Technology we will be designing our own healthy snack with a drink. We will also be practising the skills needed for our 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 the recorder , through which we will learn all about tempo, rhythm and pitch. The children have been practising hard and the end of year performance will be held on Wednesday 10th July, 2019.