Year 4 - Autumn Term II 2017
Published On 06/11/2017
Maths
Double and halve 3 digit numbers; fractions; decimals; addition; scales, units of weight and capacity; bar charts; rounding to the nearest 10, 100, 1000; subtraction using mental strategies; grid multiplication and standard written method; division.
English
Read and write newspaper reports with interviews and other features; read, write and act out play scripts; adverbs; grammar and punctuation targets: direct speech, use of commas in sentences and apostrophe of possession. 
Science
Complete the unit on digestion and feeding with types of animal teeth and food webs. Electricity: circuit diagrams and investigation of conductors; battery and mains power; what types of energy electricity produces in appliances.
Learning Challenge
Roman life: towns, baths, amphitheatres, clothes, food, temples, chariot races and schools. Then, Structure of the Earth and Volcanoes: eruption of Vesuvius, warning signs and effects of an eruption; structure and formation of volcanoes; structure of the Earth; Natural disasters. 
RE
Christianity: Jesus and his disciples, the Lord’s Prayer, gifts, Christmas cards and Christmas story.
ADT
Artist Study (Hokusai) Volcano art, Christmas crafts.
FRENCH
Shopping, (fruits and veg names in sing. and pl. Form); Revision of: je voudrais; du/de la/des; Common questions and answers; ‘A table’ song; Chant de Noel: ‘Vive le vent’.
 
MUSIC
Songs, dances and accompaniments for the Y4 pantomime, ‘Jack - the musical!' Songs for Christmas. Feeling the beat; conducting activities.
GAMES
High 5 Netball, football and rugby: skills and techniques, small sided games and rules.
PE Gymnastics: Exploring contrasting body shape, travel and balance. Forming relationships with time, space, others and large apparatus.
SWIMMING Work in ability groups to develop stroke work.