Welcome to Class 4 2019-20
Spring 2020 Class 4
Our work in English this term will be based around the novel “ Holes “. By Louis Sachar. As we read the story, we will look at the themes, characters and language in the book. We shall also use the story as a stimulus to write a variety of fictional and non-fiction pieces, including : a diary extract, a newspaper report. a recount and a non-chonological report. We are also planning a trip to Malvern Theatres to watch a performance based on the book.
Grammar will be taught independently throughout the term.
In Maths we will continue to work on our formal multiplication and division skills including working with decimals; solving problems involving percentages; revising units of length, mass, time and volume, as well as interpreting and constructing pie charts and line graphs. The children will also earn how to reflect, rotate and translate shapes.
Our topic is a geography skills based one this term, all about The United Kingdom. During the topic the children will learn: to name and locate the countries and cities of the UK; identify human and physical characteristics of geographical regions; investigate the hills, mountains, coasts and rivers of the UK as well as looking at how land is used
Our science topic this term will be:
Earth in Space
Homework will be given out on a Thursday to be returned the following Wednesday .
Spelling tests will be every Monday a.m.
P.E will be Wednesdays and Fridays. (Please can the girls have a pair of socks in their P. E bags if they wear tights to school.)
Any questions or concerns you or your child may have, please don’t hesitate in coming to see me.
Class 4 teacher.
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