Welcome to Year 4!
Main learning theme: The Bronze Age!
We are going to find out about the prehistoric period of the Bronze Age. We will be finding out what life was like during the Bronze Age period, and the evidence that we can find of this locally at Flag Fen.
Vocabulary: Prehistory, roundhouse, causeway, droveway, paddocks, farming, trading, tools and weapons, bronze, metal, cists (bronze age burial), jewellery, the wheel
For an activity at home, you could create your own bronze age settlement using materials at home!
To find out some information about the bronze age click the link below:
In Maths we will be practising our arithmetic skills in Number and Lightning! We will practise adding and subtracting 4 digit numbers, multiplying 2 and 3 digit numbers by a 1 digit number, dividing by 10 and 100, finding fractions of amounts.
Try some more interesting maths puzzles on the following website:
During this term we will be focusing on the text type of myths. We will learn about myths and write our own. We will practise using adverbs and past tense, as well as using inverted commas for direct speech.
To find out about the different grammar terms look on this website:
This term our Science topic is Sound!
We will think about how sounds are made, how sound travels and think about what ‘pitch’ and ‘volume’ are.
Vocabulary: sound, vibrations, waves, medium, ear, travel, pitch, volume, distance
Here’s an experiment to try at home involving sound!
Making a string phone:
Other curriculum areas:
Computing – We are co-authors- Producing a wiki
Art – Making a 3D structure using clay
PE: Gymnastics, Swimming
RE: How and why are places of worship different?
PSHE: Working together
Music: Learning to play the Ukelele
History: About the Bronze Age, and possibly other prehistorical periods
Geography: Settlement and land use
D and T: Make a roundhouse, sewing, weaving, textiles
MFL: Me and my family
Important diary dates:
10/9/18 - 10/12/18 Swimming lessons at Jack Hunt (no session in half term)
24/9/18 - 28/9/18 Year 4 gardening week
25/9/18 - 4/12/18 Ukelele Lessons
4/10/18 - Flag Fen Trip
22/10/18 - 26/10/18 Half term week