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Year 4

 

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History

Royal Rule

The changing power of the Monarchs 1066 to present day

(Tudor and Stuart Monarchs)

 

 

Emperors and gladiators

Romans – Empire and impact on Britain.

Geography

 

 

Welcome to our community

UK counties and Rivers

UK City – Leeds and our local community

 

 

Science

Animals including humans – digestive system, teeth and food chains

 

Electricity – Explain what electricity is and how it is used. Explore and understand circuits and switches. Idenitfy and sort material into electrical conductors or insulators.

All living things – plants and animals

 

Sort living things into groups, identify characteristics, make comparisons (including similarities and differences). Consider how make a positive impact on the environment.

 

States of matter – solids, liquids and gases

Sort and describe materials and investigate different states of matter and describe their properties. Investigate how different matter changes state.

 

Sound – Describe sounds around them and identify high and low sounds; observe how sounds are made and describe how sounds change

Literacy (including grammar links)

Baseline assessments

The Dreamgiver – Basic skills, narrative setting and character.

Leon and the place between

Topic led Non-fiction (Tudors)

 

 

Sentence construction: co-ordination and Subordination

conjunctions

Sentence types

Uncovering meaning

Wolves – non fiction

Aladdin – narrative

 

Non-Fiction: Black History biographies

Assessment Week

 

Nouns and noun phrases

Determiners

Adjectives

Post modification after the noun

Pronouns

prepositions

Poetry – The Dragon with the big nose

Arthur and The Golden Rope

Revise sentence construction and noun phrases.

 

Adverbials

Adverbs

Commas for clauses

Fronted adverbials

Prepositions

 

Topic led Non Fiction

Varjak Paw

Assessment week

 

Adverbials

Adverbs

Commas for clauses

Fronted adverbials

Prepositions

 

 

Poetry Werewolf club rules

 

Azzi in Between (Refugee Week)

Verbs

Past and present tense

Present perfect tense

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The Firework Maker’s Daughter

Topic led non fiction- Roman newspapers

Assessment Week

 

Assess and revise

Spelling

Y3/4 statutory words

Independent strategies for learning

Proofreading

Words with /aw/ spelt au and augh

Prefixes: in-, im-, il-

Homophones and near homophones

Words with /shun/ spelt sion.

Assess and review – dictation, self-correction

 

 

 

Y3/4 statutory words

Independent strategies for learning

Proofreading

Words with /shun/ spelt sion.

Words with /shun/ spelt ssion

 

Words with /shun/ spelt tion

Words with /shun/ spelt cian

 

Words with /ough/ to make a long /o/, /oo/ or /or/ sound

 

Assess and review – dictation, self-correction

 

 

Y3/4 statutory words

Independent strategies for learning

Proofreading

Dictation

Homophones and near homophones

 

Nouns with the suffix –ation

 

Prefixes: sub-, super-

 

Plural possessive apostrophes with plural words.

 

Assess and review – dictation, self-correction

 

Y3/4 statutory words

Independent strategies for learning

Proofreading

 

Words with the /s/ sound spelt ‘sc’

 

Words with a ‘soft c’ spelt with ‘ce’

 

Words with a ‘soft c’ spelt with ‘ci’

 

Word families based on common words, showing how words are related in form and meaning

Assess and review – dictation, self-correction

 

 

Y3/4 statutory words

Independent strategies for learning

Proofreading

Prefixes: inter-, anti-, auto-, ex-, non-

Words ending in –ar/-er

 

Assess and review – dictation, self-correction

 

Y3/4 statutory words

Independent strategies for learning

Proofreading

 

Adding the suffix -ous (No change to root word)

 

Adding the suffix -ous (No definitive root word)

 

Adding the suffix -ous (Words ending in ‘y’ become ‘i’ and words ending in ‘our’ become ‘or’)

 

Adding the suffix -ous (Words ending in ‘e’ drop the ‘e’ but not ‘ge’)

 

Adverbials of frequency and possibility

 

Adverbials of manner

 

Assess and review – dictation, self-correction

 

 

Revision of coverage

Maths

Number and place value – place value up to 4 digits, rounding, problem solving. Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000,

 

Addition and subtraction-

4 digit addition and subtraction (including mental strategies). Solving word problems.

 

 

 

Addition and subtraction continued

 

Multiplication and division– recall times tables and division facts up to 12 x 12, find factor pairs, solve problems. Solving word problems.

 

 

 

Multiplication and division continued.

Multiplying and dividing 2 and 3 digit numbers.

Solving word problems

 

 

Graphs - Drawing and reading picture, bar and line graphs.

 

Fractions - Counting in hundredths. Writing, showing and simplifying mixed numbers. Finding equivalent fractions. Simplifying fractions. Adding / subtracting fractions. Solving word problems.

 

Time - Read, write and convert between analogue and digital. Solving time problems.

 

Roman Numerals - Writing Roman numerals to 100.

Decimals - Writing in tenths and hundredths, comparing, ordering and rounding decimals, making number patterns, writing decimals as fractions.

 

Money - Writing, comparing and rounding amounts of money. Solving problems involving money.

 

 

 

Mass Volume Length - Measuring and converting units of mass, volume and length. Measuring perimeters in different units.

 

Area - Measuring area.

 

  1. - Identifying, comparing and sorting angles and shapes. Identifying and drawing symmetrical figures.

 

Position & movement - Describing position and plotting points and movement (coordinates).

 

ICT

We are software developers

Developing a simple game using algorithms.

We are programmers

Logo Turtle

Understanding inputs, outputs and algorithms.

We are musicians

Producing digital music/podcasts

We are presenters

Presenting digital photos using a range of software.

We are HTML editors

Editing and writing HTML

We are animators

Simple animation

MFL – Spanish

 

 

Greetings; Classroom instructions

Numbers; Colours. Fruit (gender /singular / plurals). Do you like/want..? It is good/bad and health/unhealthy.

 

 

Days of the week and months of the year. Weather.

Christmas

Parts of the body

Asking for things.

Verbs – ser (to be)

Members of the family.

Spanish tradition relating to Easter.

Pets

Hobbies

 

Revision / Songs

Art

Tudor portraits

Viewpoints and landscapes

Textiles – Roman Bookmarks Roman Mosaics

 

DT

Mechanisms – Light up Christmas cards

 

Food technology – linked to cultures of Leeds

Textiles – Roman purses

PE – FUNS

Curriculum

 

FUNS 5

Applying physical skills

Cardio – agility, reaction and response

FUNS 1

Personal skills

Cardio – Coordination and floor movement

FUNS 2

Social skills

Cardio – Dynamic balance to agility

FUNS 3

Cognitive skills

Cardio – Dynamic balance

FUNS 4

Creative skills

Co-ordination with equipment

FUNS 6

Health and fitness

Cardio - Agility

RE

Beliefs and practices of religions and other world views

4.1 How are important events remembered in ceremonies?

 

 

Beliefs and practices of religions and other world views

4.2 What words of wisdom can guide us?

Christianity - Easter

Questions of meaning, purpose and value

4.3 What do creation stories tell us about our world?

 

Questions of morality, identity and diversity

4.4 What faiths make up our community?

PSHCE

Identity, society and equality

Democracy

Drug, alcohol and tobacco education

Making choices

Physical health and wellbeing

What’s important to me?

Keeping safe and managing risk

Playing safe

Sex and relationship education

Growing up and changing.