### Latest Year 4 News

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February 22, 2018### Year 1 Learning Challenge

February 20, 2018### Science Week at St Josephs

February 8, 2018### 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 N. Parry**

**Mrs C. De Jesus**

**Mrs M. Zengin**

### 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

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