This term we will be looking at the topic of the Anglo-Saxons. Below is a brief summary of what we will cover across the foundation subjects.
History- The Anglo-Saxons
Geography- Village Settlers
Art/DT- Still Life Drawing
Science-Living Things and their Habitats (Plants)
RE-How the Church Began
PE-Tag Rugby and Body Weight Exercises
PSHE- Money Matters
In English we will be studying Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman. This is a fiction text which explores the adventures a young Viking boy. Year 4 will be focusing on writing an alternative version of this story -changing the characters and settings- each week in their big write.
We are starting a new reading challenge. Each child has been given a special bookmark this term. For each week of completed reading they will earn a gold star to stick on their Viking boat. The children with a boat full of stars at the end of the term will earn a special prize!
Below is a summary of the math topics week by week.
Week 1- Place Value
Week 2- Subtraction
Week 3- Division (Fractions)
Week 4-2D Shapes
Week 5-Mental Calculation
We are starting an exciting new challenge with timestables! Each week on Friday students will do a time bonded timestables test. They will have 90 seconds to complete as many questions as they can on a particular timestable. If they can sucessfully complete the test, and get all answers correct, they will earn a Viking warrior card. The aim is to collect as many cards as they can. The person with the most cards at the end of the term will earn a special prize!
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