Warren Junior School ~ Curriculum Overview 2016/2017 ~ Year 4

 

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

English

Author Study – Roald Dahl Matilda

Fantastic Mr Fox

James and the Giant Peach – A playscript

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Dictation Reading

Reading comprehension Handwriting

Information Text Book Study – The Iron Man

Adverts

Stories from other cultures Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

Dictation Reading

Reading comprehension Handwriting

Poetry Newspapers

Book Study

Non Chronological reports Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

Dictation Reading

Reading comprehension Handwriting

Maths

Place Value Multiplication and division

Roman numerals Equivalent fractions Shapes and symmetry Time

Data handling Mental Maths

Doubling and Halving Rounding and ordering decimals

Time Measurements

Coordinates and translation 2 step word problems

Add and subtract fractions Addition and subtraction Mental Maths

Addition and subtraction Problem solving

Ordering and rounding beyond 1000

Area and perimeter Angles

Word problems Mental Maths

Science

Sun and Shadows Space

Hot and Cold Solids and Liquids

Friction Plants

Art and Design

Marc Chagall

Viking Art

Henri Rousseau Tiger in a Tropical Storm

Computing

Writing for different audiences, Developing images

Collecting and presenting information

Logo

Powerpoints - research project on France Online Collaboration

Email

Design and Technology

Money Containers

Cooking

Alarms

Geography

Sustainability and the Environment

 

Discovering France Amazon rainforest in Brazil

History

Romans

Saxons and Vikings

 

Languages

All Aboard Pocket Money

Tell me a story Our sporting lives

Carnival of the animals The weather

Music

Pitch/Texture Controlling pitch when singing

Singing in harmonies and groups of different sizes.

Create an opinion of music – I like/don’t like because?

Timbre/structure Carnival of the animals

Consider the programme music and how the composer created the music and what musical devices were used.

Analyse use of elements.

Tempo/dynamics Consider tempo and dynamics

when singing and develop performance strategies.

General musicianship – getting ready for WOPS and refreshing reading standard notation.

PSHE

Rights and responsibility Environment

Safety Relationships

Emotional Health Being Active

RE

Christianity Islam

What is worship?

Where are we going?- Journeys /pilgrimages Christmas Theme

Christianity Islam

How do Holy books reveal God for believers?

How can belief help to relieve suffering?

Christianity Islam

Moral Values: How do we know what is right/wrong? A research focused activity building on prior learning in RE.