Year 4 Autumn Term 2

Maths

Autumn Term 2
Week 1  Double 3-digit numbers and halve even 3-digit numbers; revise unit fractions; identify equivalent fractions; reduce a fraction to its simplest form; count in fractions (each fraction in its simplest form)
Week 2  Look at place value in decimals and the relationship between tenths and decimals; add two 4-digit numbers; practise written and mental addition methods; use vertical addition to investigate patterns
Week 3  Convert multiples of 100 g into kilograms; convert multiples of 100 ml into litres; read scales to the nearest 100 ml; estimate capacities; draw bar charts, record and interpret information
Week 4  Round 4-digit numbers to the nearest: 10, 100 and 1000; subtract 3-digit numbers using the expanded written version and the counting up mental strategy and decide which to use
Week 5  Use the grid method to multiply 3-digit by single-digit numbers and introduce the vertical algorithm; begin to estimate products; divide numbers (up to 2 digits) by single-digit numbers with no remainder, then with a remainder
Week 6

 Literacy

Autumn Term 1
Week 1 Children will role play a news interview using the 5Ws & 1H:
Use a text map to retell a text.
Write a police report
Week 2 Children will identify features of a newspaper recount
Innovate sentences from a recount.
Write a headline that hooks the reader. Role play an interview with the gran from Little Red Riding Hood.  Plan the key events of a newspaper recount.
Week 3  Children will use a plan to write a recount.  Peer assess their writing / rewrite and improve a section of their writing.
Familiarise themselves with traditional fairytales (different versions – film, poetry, rhyme, etc.)
Week 4 Children will make inferences about a character based on a fairytale.
Independently plan the key events of a newspaper recount.
Use a plan to write a recount.
Retell their newspaper recount to an audience.
Week 5
Week 6

 Science

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 Topic (History)

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