We will use our research to present information and explain how mountains and rivers have shaped our landscape. We will also research how volcanoes erupt. Through our class novel, we will develop our own stories full of adventure based on The Firework Maker’s Daughter.We will continue to focus on spelling correctly all the words from the year 3 and 4 lists and on ensuring we can use joined handwriting confidently.
This term the children will be exploring a range of team building activities in our outdoor and adventure sessions. They will also develop their invasion game skills through tag rugby. They will be learning the skills required to play badminton and later in the term they will be developing their gymnastics skills.
The children will develop their research skills using a range of websites and will use the facts gathered to create graphs and analyse data. Tablets and Chrome Books will be used to develop their multi-media skills and present their findings as booklets. Children will also learn about the importance of saving their learning within a variety of programs, including Google Drive which they will be able to access from home. We will cover the importance of internet safety, including protecting their personal information, whilst online.
This term we will be developing our knowledge about electricity by looking at how electricity is used in our everyday lives. We will be making circuits using switches and bulbs and learning about electrical conductors and insulators.
This term, the children will be developing their sketching skills and will be creating their own mono-print designs based upon water and rivers. They will explore the artwork of Claude Monet and Daniel Jean Baptiste and will be experimenting with shape and colour.
Our learning will focus on developing our fluency and reasoning skills and applying them to problem solving. We will be focusing on multiplication, division and fractions. Additionally, we will be solving money problems and applying them to everyday life situations. We will continue to build upon our multiplication knowledge to ensure rapid recall of our time tables. It is vital that all children in year 4 know their tables so keep practising. TT Rockstars really helps with the rapid recall so we will continue to use this and Mathletics.