Year 4 2018 - 2019

Mrs Platt

SENDCo

Mrs Baldock

School Direct Teacher

Welcome to The Euros Class!

Mrs Platt and Mrs Baldock are really excited to be teaching Year 4 and have a fantastic year full of interesting topics planned! This began with our first topic, 'The Groovy Greeks', which focused on greek artefacts, the daily life  and comparing Greece now and then.

We then looked at 'The Angry Earth' and how Volcanoes and Earthquakes are formed and what impact they have. We are looked at how they happen and recreated our own volcano.

Now we are looking at 'The Stone Age' we will be investigating using different sources what facts we can gather about them. We will be looking in-depth at Skara Brae and using maps and atlases to locate hill forts. For our Art project we will be recreating our own cave paintings.

 

We'll be using this website to share lots of information with children and parents, including galleries showcasing our learning, letters and calendar dates. 

 

 

Mathematics

  • Children will measure artefacts to the nearest mm and g.
  • Children will compare the duration of events i.e calculate the time taken by a particular event of task.
  • Children will recognise the place value of each digit of a given date.

PSHE

  • Children will look at how big events have an impact on our lives and how we can handle loss of loved ones and big changes in different ways.

 

 

 

 

 

Literacy

  • Non-Fiction: How to survive the Stone Age guide.
  • Narrative: Narrative based on the book stone age boy.
  • Poetry: Concrete poem.

History

  • Children will describe the lives of hunters and gatherers and the animals they hunted.
  • Children will study stone age homes (roundhouses)
  • Children will learn from artefacts and a range of historical sources deducing and inferring information about the past.

 

 

The Stone Age

Art

  • Children will create cave art focusing on creating different line and tones.
  • Children will use a range of materials to create cave paintings of animals and Stone Age artefacts.

Science – Materials

  • Children will look at a range of materials and explain why they are best suited to particular jobs.
  • Children will focus on different metal types which were used for stone age weapons and how they change if they are heated and moulded.

 

 

Computing

  • Children will use the program brushes to recreate cave paintings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geography

  • Children will locate Stone Henge and Skara Brae on a map of the United Kingdom.
  • Children will describe hill forts and why they were built in particular places.

Files to Download

Year 4: Gallery items

Erupting Volcanoes!, by Mrs Platt

The Crocky Trail, by Ms Horan

Year 4: Events items

Year 4 Swimming, by Ms Horan

Daresbury Lab Visit, by Ms Horan

Year 4 Swimming, by Ms Horan

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