Latest Year 4 News

Welcome

Welcome to Year 4 at St. Joseph’s. We have a dedicated team of adults working with the children here to provide them with a friendly, nurturing, learning environment, which will enable them to reach their full potential. The Year 4 team consists of;

Class Teachers

Miss J. Martin
Mrs C. Phillips

Teaching Assistants

Mrs C. Salter
Mrs J. Cox
Miss P. Woodhouse
Ms S. Marshall

Year 4 age related objectives

  • I can read and understand stories
  • I understand how paragraphs or chapters are used to collect, order and build-up ideas
  • I can identify effective language to describe a setting
  • I can predict what will happen next
  • I can find features of a story that raise an issue or a dilemma
  • I can identify features authors use in fantasy and science fiction stories
  • I can identify the differences between narrative and play-scripts
  • I can identify features of myths
  • I can draw inferences
  • I can identify the features of a newspaper report
  • I know the difference between fact and opinion
  • I understand how information can be organised effectively
  • I can scan texts in print or on screen to locate the information I want
  • I can prepare for factual research
  • I can identify the features of an explanation
  • I can identify the features of persuasive texts
  • I can tell the difference between types of non fiction texts
  • I can locate and sequence words in alphabetical order
  • I can identify ways in which authors use similes and create imagery in a poem
  • I can recognise and evaluate simple forms of poetry including free verse
  • I can identify root words and prefixes and suffixes  in reading and spelling
  • I can understand that the spelling of some words needs to be learnt specifically, (see the word list)
  • I can use dictionaries to check the spelling and meaning of words
  • I can use the first two or three letters of a word to check spelling, meaning or both of these in a dictionary
  • I can write a narrative using paragraphs
  • I can write a historical narrative
  • I can re-tell a myth
  • I can plan and write a myth
  • I can write a short story that raises an issue or a dilemma
  • I can write a play script
  • I can write a report
  • I can write a newspaper article
  • I can make effective short notes
  • I can edit down and re-word a sentence or paragraph
  • I can present information from a variety of sources in one simple format
  • I can write an explanation text
  • I can prepare a persuasive written voiceover script
  • I can research and prepare an oral/ visual presentation
  • I can write a poem to present
  • I can write free verse that contains similes
  • I can use powerful verbs
  • I can use subordinate clauses
  • I can use coordinating conjunctions
  • I can write interesting sentences with fronted adverbials
  • I can devise useful questions
  • I can write dialogue with inverted commas
  • I can make accurate use of pronouns
  • I can use my knowledge of grammar
  • I can write powerful sentences
  • I can make accurate use of determiners
  • I can write an explanatory statement
  • I can write persuasive statements
  • I can write phrases containing similes
  • I can write noun phrases
  • I can write rhyming couplets
  • I can write from memory simple sentences, dictated by the teacher
  • I can use further prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them (English Appendix 1)
  • I can spell further homophones
  • I can spell words that are often misspelt
  • I can place the possessive apostrophe accurately in words with : regular  plurals [for example, girls’, boys’] and in words with irregular plurals [for example, children’s]
  • I can join letters using diagonal and horizontal strokes
  • I can understand which letters, when adjacent to one another, are best left unjoined
  • I can keep all my letters of an even size
  • I can make sure that the downstrokes of letters are parallel
  • I can space all lines of writing so that the ascenders and descenders of letters do not touch.
  • I know multiples of 10,100, 1000
  • I can find 10, 100 or 1000 more or less than a number
  • I can round numbers to the nearest 10,100 or 1000
  • I can count in multiples of 6,7,9,25 and 1000
  • I can count backwards through zero to include negative numbers
  • I can recognise the place value of each digit in a four-digit number
  • I can read, write order and compare numbers beyond 1000
  • I can identify and estimate number using different representations
  • I can read Roman numerals to 100
  • I can solve number problems
  • I can add and subtract numbers with up to four digits mentally
  • I can add four-digit numbers including money using formal methods
  • I can subtract from four-digit numbers including money using formal methods
  • I can check my answers using estimation and inverse operations
  • I can solve two step addition and subtraction problems in context
  • I know the multiples of 6
  • I know the multiples of 7
  • I know the multiples of 9
  • I know my tables up to 12 x 12
  • I can multiply and divide numbers mentally including 0 and 1
  • I can find and use pairs of factors of two-digit numbers
  • I can multiply two- and three- digit numbers by a one-digit number using a formal layout
  • I can divide two- and three- digit numbers by a one-digit number using a formal layout
  • I can check my answers using number facts and rounding
  • I can solve problems involving multiplying and addition in  context
  • I can order and compare fractions
  • I can work in hundredths
  • I can add and subtract fractions with the same denominator
  • I can find non-unit fractions
  • I can recognise and show families of common equivalent fractions
  • I can solve fractions problems
  • I can recognise and write decimal equivalents to tenths and hundredths
  • I can compare and order numbers with decimal places that include tenths and hundredths
  • I can solve problems that involve adding whole numbers and decimals
  • I can solve problems that involve subtracting whole numbers and decimals
  • I can round decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number
  • I can recognise and write decimal equivalents to ¼, ½, 3/4
  •  I can divide decimal numbers by 10 and by 100
  • I know doubles and halves of decimal fractions
  • I can read scales and record to the nearest tenth
  •  I can compare different measures including money
  • I can estimate different measures including money
  • I can read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12 hour clocks
  •  I can read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 24 hour clocks
  • I can measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure
  • I can convert units of measurement using length kilometres, metres and centimetres
  • I can convert units of measurement using mass – kilograms and grams
  • I can convert units of measurement using volume/capacity
  • I can solve problems converting from hours to minutes, minutes to seconds years to months, weeks to days
  • I can measure the area of rectilinear shapes
  • I can calculate money in pounds and pence
  • I can calculate different measures
  •  I can compare and classify triangles
  • I can compare and classify quadrilaterals
  • I can identify acute and obtuse angles and compare and order angles up to two right angles by size
  • I understand the relationship between 2D shapes and 3D shapes
  • I understand what a polygon is
  • I can identify lines of symmetry in 2D shapes
  • I can complete a simple symmetric figure
  • I can show I understand compass directions and use grids to describe direction
  • I can describe positions on a 2D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant
  • I can plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon
  • I can describe movements between positions as translations
  • I can find and describe a pattern or relationship
  • I can sort using a Carroll diagram or a Venn diagram
  • I can make a bar chart
  • I understand how scale affects the reading of a bar graph
  • I can make a bar line graph
  • I can make a line graph to show changes over time
  • I can think of questions and answer them by collecting data and analysing it
  • I can solve comparison, sum and difference problems using statistical information
  • I can solve problems using and interpreting my own statistical information

Year 4 Long Term Plan

2015-2016

E-Safety in Year 4


Curriculum Evening

To view our recent Curriculum evening as a PowerPoint presentation, click on the link below to download.

Here is the Powerpoint from the Hindleap information meeting for those who couldn’t make it

Slides from Parents information meeting for Hindleap visit.