Year 4

Update for Week beginning : 20/3/17

English and Maths information:

During our English lessons this week, we have finished our own version of our focus text ‘Time Flies’. We have been blown away by the quality of the stories the children have produced and has highlighted the value of our Talk for Writing learning. We used a success criteria checklist to assess our own stories and then gave our stories to a friend for them to peer asses. This was a very valuable task and enabled us to be given a range of feedback. This week, we are focusing on planning and writing our own historical story set in Tudor times. This will give the children a chance to show off all they have learnt this half term.

In Maths, we have been developing our understanding of multiplication. At the beginning of the week, we learnt how to multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000 using our understanding of place value. Moving forward, we have focused on using column multiplication to calculate either 2-digit by 1-digit numbers or 3-digit by 1-digit numbers. Throughout the rest of the week, we will continue to develop our understanding of this and apply our knowledge in a variety of problem solving contexts.

Other curriculum news:

We have been very fortunate this week to be taught how to draw self-portraits by an art teacher. The children learnt how to consider size, angle and proportion when sketching their faces and have produced some amazing work. In our remaining lessons, we will be drawing a Tudor portrait and using our understanding of paint to enhance this. We cannot wait to showcase all of our artwork at our Tudor museum.

Tudor museum: Tuesday 4th April 2:30 – 2:50. We welcome all Year 4 parents to attend our Project Outcome where we will showcase our Hooke Court creations and all of the learning we have done over this project. We cannot wait to share this with you.

 

 

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