Maths
Throughout the half term we will continue to develop our mathematical skills in the following areas:
• Time (12 and 24 hour clock)
• Times tables
• Geometry- position and direction
• Properties of shape
• Measurements
• Addition and subtraction
Year_4 Summer 2 Curriculum Topics
English
In English we will be looking at non-fiction texts based on our new topic ‘Misty Mountain Sierra’. We will create our own information leaflets based on famous mountains from around the world. We will also plan and write our own adventure story linked to our book this half term ‘Cliffhanger’ by Jacqueline Wilson. During our English lessons this half term we will focus on proof reading our work to check that it makes sense. We will also continue to develop our skills to use a dictionary and thesaurus to extend the vocabulary we use.
SEAL
Our SEAL topic over the next half term will be focussed on ‘Changes’.
• How do big changes make us feel?
• What has changed throughout the year?
• What will change in year 5?
• How do my feelings and thoughts affect what I do?
Misty Mountain Sierra
Topic
Our topic this half term is ‘Misty Mountain Sierra’. As a class we will focus on the features of mountains and famous mountains around the world. Year 4 will use a range of maps to locate famous mountains and discuss the differences and similarities.
Science
This half term our science topic is based on ‘Living things and their habitats’. We will look at the classification of a range of animals and research the endangered animals of the world. Year 4 will also research how the environment can pose dangers to different animals.
Art
Our Art lessons will focus on using papier mache to create our own mountains and use paint to add detail in order to enhance the sculpture. Children will also create a back drop for their mountains.
General information
PE on Wednesdays and Fridays
Homework handed out on a Friday and due in on the following Wednesday.
R.E: Do people need to go to church to show they are Christians?