Maths

Number

  • Times tables
  • Place value
  • Order and compare numbers

Fractions

  • Common equivalent fractions
  • Tenths and hundredths
  • Use fractions to calculate and divide quantities
  • Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

Time

  • Read, write and convert between analogue and digital times (12 and 24 hour)
  • Solve problems involving converting time

English

Writing

  • Persuasive adverts (film trailers)
  • Information writing
  • Free verse poetry

Skills and techniques:

  • Planning, paragraphing and structure/organisation, sentence types for effect, proof-reading, editing

Spelling

  • Prefixes and suffixes
  • Alternative spellings and pronunciations
  • Year 4 word list

Reading

  • Promote a love of reading
  • Providing evidence to support opinions
  • Using inference and deduction

History

  • The Gift of the Nile
  • Social structure in Ancient Egypt
  • Creation story
  • Egyptian Gods
  • Pharaohs and pyramids
  • The Sphinx
  • Tutankhamun
  • Religion and burial (mummification)
  • Daily life - homes and jobs, clothes, jewellery and food.

We will link some of this work to looking at decay in science.

Design and Technology

  • Building pyramids
  • Clay sculpture - Sphinx models
  • Jewellery making

Year 4 - Term 3

Topic Web

Tutankhamun, Gold Mask, Mask

French

  • Quelle heure est-it?
  • Leisure activities
  • Telling the time
  • Days and months

Art

  • Hieroglyphs
  • Maps of the Underworld

Music

  • Layered structures in music
  • Learning and performing songs linked to Ancient Egypt.

PE

  • Hockey
  • Gymnastics
  • Invasion games

PSHE

  • Growth mindset
  • SEAL - Going for Goals
  • Values education (including British values)
  • School and Eco council feedback

Computing

  • Continue to become familiar with Chrome Books, Google Drive and Google Classroom
  • Google Docs and Google Slides
  • Making movies
  • Using the Internet safely and effectively for research

RE

  • Pilgrimage - is a holy journey necessary for believers?
  • Compare and contrast between Christianity and Hinduism.