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 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

Year 4 Long Term Plan 2017-2018


E-Safety in Year 4


Curriculum Evening

 

Curriculum Information Presentation Slides from Parents information meeting for Hindleap visit.