Welcome to year 4!
Class teacher - Miss Yapp
Teaching assistant - Mrs Tull
PE is Monday and Wednesday.
Please also make sure you have a water bottle in school.
This term our topic is:
Week beginning 21st September
English - This week we are looking at narrative writing linked to our book Escape from Pompeii.
The features we will look at are:
Expanded noun phrases describing character
Expanded noun phrases describing setting
Fronted adverbials (with commas)
Speech marks/inverted commas
Apostrophe for contraction
Apostrophe for plural
Maths - This week we will be looking at Place value.
- Roman Numerals to 100
- Finding 1,000 more or less
- Comparing 4 digit numbers
- Ordering numbers to 10,000.
Guided Reading - Class reader-Escape from Pompeii. This week we will continue our focus on retrieval skills and understanding of texts. Pupils will also develop inferencing skills.
Topic - Science - Rocks and Soils.
We start a new unit this week for our topic work, focusing on Science and Rocks and Soils. Pupils will investigate properties of different rocks and compare how absorbent different kinds of soils are. Pupils will be working on hands on activities where they will have the opportunity to explore in scientific investigations.
Spellings Week 1 (test 25th Sept)
Some children will have extra words in their Homework book.
Please ask your children to complete a book review of a book they've recently read, we then form a booklet at school to help other children choose a book!