Topic
Our topic this half term is all about the Stone Age! As a class, we will step back in time and discover what it was like to build our own homes, hunt and gather food and create our own clothes and jewellery from a range of material. We will compare how life was then and now and discuss Stone Age homes and settlements.
Year_4 Spring 2 Curriculum Topics
Science
In Science, we will learn all about electricity. We will create our own circuits and discuss the difference between insulators and conductors. As a class, we will look at different equipment used in electrical circuits and research the difference between battery powered and mains electricity.
Geography
Where is Stonehenge? In our geography lessons, we will use a range of maps and aerial images to locate the Stonehenge. We will discuss how people can damage and improve the environment. We will discover Stonehenge and create our own models.
Flintstones!
General information
PE- Monday and Thursday
Music- Wednesday morning
Homework- Handed out on Friday and due in on Wednesday
Spelling test- Friday
Reading mornings- Wednesday and Friday
R.E
Throughout our RE lessons we will focus on the following questions:
Is forgiveness always possible?
Do religious people lead better lives?
Do all religious beliefs influence people to behave well towards others?
English
This half term we will be focussing on the class novel ‘Stig of the Dump’ by Clive King. We will discuss the characters in the book and continue to build our predicting and inferential skills whilst reading as a class. In English, we will create narratives, letters, explanation texts, poems, and diary entries. We will continue to develop our handwriting skills as well as editing and improving our work using purple pens.
Maths
In our maths lessons, we will focus on the following topics:
• Time (12 and 24 hour)
• Times tables
• Shape
• Statistics
• Multiplication
• Division