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Blwyddyn 4 / Year 4

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Class Teacher - Miss Ffion Miles

 

 

 

 

Year 4 – Miss Miles

 

 

Spring Term 2017

 



Cornerstones

Clip House

 

Maths

Clip Numbers

Literacy

Clip Book

Science

Clip Science

 

Our topic is:

Llanelli. Our Town.

 

The children will learn:

 

  • About the history of Llanelli, how it has changed over the past 100 years and about its geographical position and features

  • How to use a range of sources to obtain information, including ICT

  • How to use multimedia including photography to look differently at features and buildings

  • To use ICT to edit and manipulate photographs

  • To find out about Llanelly House

  • To read and create maps and plans and use coordinates

  • Analyse symbols and use keys to locate places

  • Layer beats and different rhythms using percussion and some tuned instruments to create different soundscapes for Llanelli.

 

 

The children will learn:

 

  • Place Value of 3 and 4 digit numbers

  • Addition and subtraction strategies

  • Multiplication and division strategies

  • Angles

  • Coordinates

  • 2d shapes and their properties

  • Tell and write the time to the minute using 12 and 24 hour clocks on analogue and digital clocks; calculate time intervals

  • Measure in metres, centimetres and millimetres; convert lengths between units;

  • Record using decimal notation

  • Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions

  • Problem solving, reasoning and algebra.

 

 

Our novel is:

The Snow Spider

 

The children will learn:

 

  • Joined Handwriting

  • Reading with meaning

  • Spelling patterns

  • Use adjectives, similes, metaphors to add detail to sentences

  • Story writing in familiar settings

  • Speech marks to show character dialogue

  • Punctuation – capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks

  • Comprehension work

  • How to use dictionaries and a thesaurus independently

  • To proof read their work

  • To draft and re-draft work making improvements.

 

 

Our topic is:

Solids and liquids

 

The children will learn:

 

  • Visible features of solids and liquids

  • Shape and volume of solids and liquids

  • Changes in states and matter: boiling, heating, melting, freezing, solidifying

  • Melting and solidifying points

  • What happens to metals when it is heated

  • Separating solids

  • The difference between melting and dissolving

  • Different types of liquid

  • Look at fair testing (variables)

  • Complete investigations as a class, within groups and independently

 

 

  

  

 

Information

  • Homework will be given out on Monday and is to be returned on Friday.
  • P.E kits need to be brought to school every Tuesday.
  • Pupils should not wear their P.E kits to school.
  • Reading Books and Pupil Planners to be brought to school every day.

 

 

 

Useful Websites

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/
http://www.sumdog.com/ 

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