Welcome to Year 4. Year 4 Expectations  Complete PE kit in on Mondays. Ear-rings removed or own tape to be in PE bag.  Swimming kit in for Thursday.

Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Year 4. Year 4 Expectations  Complete PE kit in on Mondays. Ear-rings removed or own tape to be in PE bag.  Swimming kit in for Thursday."— Presentation transcript:

Welcome to Year 4

Year 4 Expectations  Complete PE kit in on Mondays. Ear-rings removed or own tape to be in PE bag.  Swimming kit in for Thursday & Friday lessons.  Homework to be completed and returned to class by Tuesday.

Spelling & Times Tables  Identification of gaps in spellings and times table knowledge.  Checking children’s ability to spell the first 100 and following 200 frequently used words.  Checking gaps in individual times tables. Use of Mathletics to support learning.  On alternate Fridays there will be random times tables and mental maths tests.  Every Friday there will be a spelling test.

Reading Comprehension Homework P.E.E  Point – Write your answers in your book rather than on the sheets  Evidence – back up your answers with evidence found in the text.  Explain – link ‘point and evidence’ by explaining using full sentences with appropriate vocabulary and punctuation.

Expectations for Maths  To count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25, 100 and 1000.  To find 1000 more or less than a given number.  Order and compare numbers beyond 1000.  To recognise the place value of each digit in a four-digit number (thousands, hundreds, tens and ones).  Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000.  Recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 x 12.  Use related facts to multiply and divide, e.g. doubling, halving, making the number ten times small before multiplying/dividing  Order decimal numbers  Add and subtract two digit numbers using rounding and adjusting and partitioning  Double and half two digit numbers, using multiplication and division facts, partitioning and near doubles  To recognise and use factor pairs in mental calculations  To multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000, including decimal numbers  To find fraction of an amount, including non-unit fractions  To count up and back in tenths and hundredths (fractions and decimals)  To identify factors of a given number  Convert different units of measure (mm, cm, m, km, ml, l, g, kg)  To combine their knowledge of number facts to solve mental calculations  To round a decimal number (1dp) to the nearest whole number  Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers

Expectations for Literacy Reading Secure decoding of unfamiliar words Read for a range of purposes Retell some stories orally Discuss words & phrases that capture the imagination Identify themes & conventions Retrieve & record information Make inferences & justify predictions Recognise a variety of forms of poetry Identify & summarise ideas Writing Correctly spell common homophones Increase regularity of handwriting Plan writing based on familiar forms Organise writing into paragraphs Use simple organisational devices Proof-read for spelling & punctuation errors Evaluate own and others’ writing Read own writing aloud Grammar Use wider range of conjunctions Use perfect tense appropriately Select pronouns and nouns for clarity Use & punctuate direct speech Use commas after front adverbials Speaking and listening Articulate & justify opinions Speak audibly in Standard English Gain, maintain & monitor interest of listeners

Curriculum Overview  See word document

How you can help.  Ensure your child completes their homework.  Read regularly with your child and question their understanding of what they are reading.  Regularly test their times tables knowledge and involve them in everyday Maths e.g. handling money, calculating the cost of shopping and reading the time.  Regularly practise spellings.  Encourage your children to use Mathletics.  If you are ensure of any methods we use in school, please ask and we will go over it.

School Journey - Wrotham  Date of the visit 18 th March-20 th March.  Approximate cost is £126 depending on numbers.  The children will stay in dorms in either pairs of groups of up to 8.  They will participate in many outdoor activities of survival skills, high wall climbing and archery.  Daily contact will be made with the school.  The centre is only a 40 minute drive away and we will be travelling by coach.  Two meetings will be scheduled prior to the visit.

Questions?

Download ppt "Welcome to Year 4. Year 4 Expectations  Complete PE kit in on Mondays. Ear-rings removed or own tape to be in PE bag.  Swimming kit in for Thursday."

Similar presentations