Welcome to Year 4

Year 4 Themed planning – Stone age to Iron Age term 2018 2nd half Autumn

 

 

Session 1

 

 

Session 2

 

Session 3

 

Session 4

 

Session 5

 

Session 6

 

Session 7

 

English

Play scripts

Fantastic Mr Fox:

Reading and understanding play scripts

Drama based activities to develop understanding of characters and text features.

 

Performance of a play script-acting upon advice and group collaboration.

Play scripts

Fantastic Mr Fox:

Reading and understanding play scripts

Drama based activities to develop understanding of characters and text features.

 

Performance of a play script-acting upon advice and group collaboration.

Explanation

develop positive attitudes to reading and understanding of what they read by:

listening to and discussing a wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks

Checking that the text makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and explaining the meaning of words in context.

identifying how language, structure, and presentation contribute to meaning

retrieve and record information from non-fiction

 

Explanation

develop positive attitudes to reading and understanding of what they read by:

listening to and discussing a wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks

Checking that the text makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and explaining the meaning of words in context.

identifying how language, structure, and presentation contribute to meaning

retrieve and record information from non-fiction

 

Explanation

develop positive attitudes to reading and understanding of what they read by:

listening to and discussing a wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks

Checking that the text makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and explaining the meaning of words in context.

identifying how language, structure, and presentation contribute to meaning

retrieve and record information from non-fiction

 

Poetry

creating images (x-mas related)

Poetry

creating images (x-mas related)

BIG Writing

Horror Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9xX6lQ_gdY

Diary entry

 

Anti-Bullying Week

It’s ok to be different

Play script

Goldilocks

Explanation

The bear and the Hare

(John Lewis advert)

Adding dialogue

Science Week-No lesson

Spelling

To spell regular word endings s, ed, ing

To spell regular word endings s, ed, ing

To spell irregular tense changes

To spell irregular tense changes

To identify misspelled words in writing to keep and learn how to spell them

To identify misspelled words in writing to keep and learn how to spell them

Spelling and Grammar Quiz:

Quiz on all that the children have learnt so far this term.

Maths

 

 

Measurement: Length and perimeter

 

Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and metres.

 

Convert between different units of measure [for example, kilometre to metre].

Measurement: Length and perimeter

 

Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and metres.

 

Convert between different units of measure [for example, kilometre to metre].

Multiplication and division

 

Recall and use multiplication facts for multiplication tables up to 12 x 12.

 

Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000.

Multiplication and division

 

Use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together three numbers

Multiplication and division

 

Recall and use division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 x 12.

 

Use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together three numbers

Multiplication and division

 

Solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law to multiply two digit numbers by one digit, integer scaling problems and harder correspondence problems such as n objects are connected to m objects.

Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

 

Mastery week (consolidation)

 

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Christmas maths

Science

 

Water, Acids and Alkalis

Water, Acids and Alkalis

Water, Acids and Alkalis

Water, Acids and Alkalis

Water, Acids and Alkalis

Water, Acids and Alkalis

Water, Acids and Alkalis

ICT

 

 

 

Programming Turtle Logo and Scratch

 

LO: To be able to create and debug an algorithm using the move, rotate and repeat commands.

Programming Turtle Logo and Scratch

 

LO: To be able to create and debug algorithms using pen up and pen down.

Programming Turtle Logo and Scratch

 

LO: To be able to create and debug algorithms that draw regular polygons.

Programming Turtle Logo and Scratch

 

LO: To be able to create and debug algorithms to draw shapes.

Programming Turtle Logo and Scratch

 

LO: To be able to create and debug algorithms that draw regular polygons.

Programming Turtle Logo and Scratch

 

LO: To be able to create and debug algorithms to draw patterns.

Programming Turtle Logo and Scratch

 

LO: To be able to create and debug algorithms to draw patterns.

History

 

 

 

THE BIG QUESTION: How much did life really change during the Iron Age and how could we possibly know?

LO: to identify reasons for the change from the stone to the bronze age.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyilGaQl6RU

 Talk about the Bronze age beaker people and the changes that they brought to Britain (first woven garments, social hierarchy, beakers and roundhouses). Use ipads on guide to: http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z874kqt

Illustrate with pictures

LO: to assess the importance of historical events.

Why was the discovery of bronze so special?   Discuss the uses of Bronze and how bronze could be extracted from the ground. View bronze artefacts and make   notes what they were used for / made out of/ identify differences from stone age,

 

LO: to understand the significance of historical events.

Why was the Iron Age called the Iron Age? Discuss the discovery of metal to Britain from continental neighbours and what it could be used for.

LO: to compare homes across historical periods.

Children to learn about Iron Age hill forts and roundhouses asking the question, ‘What was life like?’ Compare to Stone Age homes. Children complete story board of a ‘day in the life’ then make model round houses

LO: to compare homes across historical periods.

Using BBC website chn to write a DIY guide to building a round house,

LO: to compare the iron age with the stone age.

Show the children picture cards of Celt tools. What do you think they are for? Identify features of a celtic warrior. A guide to an Iron Ager warrior

LO: to identify features from a certain period of time.

View celtic artefatcs make notes what they were used for / made out of/ identify differences from stone age.

Make torcs/ mirror?

Geography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art & Design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Design Technology

 

 

 

Money Purses

LO: generate ideas for a product

Look at a range of ideas for money containers

Money Purses

LO: select appropriate techniques for making a product.

Practice sewing

Money Purses

LO: communicate design ideas

Design purse

Money Purses

LO: measure, mark out and cut materials

Cut out parts needed for a roman money purse.

Money Purses

LO: assemble, join and combine materials accurately.

Begin to sew together parts for roman money purse.

Money Purses

LO: assemble, join and combine materials accurately.

Finish sewing and include any additional detail.

Money Purses

LO: recognise the quality of a product and evaluate work.

Evaluate finished product.

Music

 

 

Essex music Service- African Drumming

Essex Music Service – African Drumming

Essex Music Service – African Drumming

Essex Music Service – African Drumming

Essex Music Service – African Drumming

Essex Music Service – African Drumming

 

P.E.

Celtic dancing

 

 

 

LO: to plan and use compositional ideas for pair work.

To experiment with body shapes and link shapes, creating a sequence

LO: To be able to perform actions and skills.

To experiment with balances and link shapes and balances into short sequences

LO: To be able to perform actions and skills with more consistency and accuracy.

To explore different methods of travelling

LO: suggest improvements based on performance.

To improve the quality of actions, body shapes and balances

LO: to identify what makes a performance effective.

To transfer quality of actions, body shapes and balances onto apparatus

LO: to develop performance of actions and skills consistently.

To improve their ability to select appropriate actions and use simple ideas to create sequences on apparatus

LO: consolidate their skills and gain new ones.

To develop the range of actions, body shapes and balances they include in a performance

R.E.

 

 

 

 

 

LO: describe the key aspects of religions, especially the people, stories and traditions that influence the beliefs and values of others

The baptism of Jesus – What can we learn about His baptism from art?

LO: describe the key aspects of religions, especially the people, stories and traditions that influence the beliefs and values of others

The baptism of Jesus – What can we learn about His baptism from the Bible?

LO: respond to the challenges of commitment both in their own lives and within religious traditions.

The temptations faced by Jesus in the desert – what happened?

LO: respond to the challenges of commitment both in their own lives and within religious traditions.

The temptations faced by Jesus in the desert – When are we tempted?

LO: understand what it means to be part of a faith community.

Recap what is meant The beginning of His ministry and the choosing of His disciples – why did He need them?

LO: describe the key aspects of religions, especially the people, stories and traditions that influence the beliefs and values of others.

The Christmas Story

Children to create a picture book aimed at younger children for the Christmas story.

LO: describe the key aspects of religions, especially the people, stories and traditions that influence the beliefs and values of others.

The Christmas Story

Children to create a picture book aimed at younger children for the Christmas story.

MFL

 

MFL links

Mrs. Gill to teach

French lesson – see Mrs. Gill’s planning

French lesson - see Mrs. Gill’s planning

French lesson - see Mrs. Gill’s planning

 

French lesson - see Mrs. Gill’s planning

French lesson - see Mrs. Gill’s planning

French lesson - see Mrs. Gill’s planning

Other activities

Mental health

Wellbeing

Mental Health

Wellbeing

Mental Health

Wellbeing

Mental Health

Wellbeing

Mental Health

Wellbeing

Mental Health

Wellbeing

Mental Health

Wellbeing