The teachers in Year 4 are:
Magnolia - Mrs Benjamin Laburnum - Miss Keane Mulberry - Mr Dickinson
We will be continuing our exploration of rainforests this half term.
Our core text this half term will be ‘The Great Kapok Tree’. We will be using this text to recount a character’s dream, write a play script using different animals, as well as poetry structures such as Haikus and limericks.
In Maths this half term, we are focusing on fractions and decimals. We will also be developing our understanding of area. We will be expanding our knowledge of fractions by learning to add and subtract them. We will also look at equivalent fractions Don’t forget to log in to TT Rockstars to practise your times tables!
We will be developing our understanding of habitats and learning about how environments can change - this can sometimes pose dangers to living things. We will also explore what classification keys are and how they help us to group living things.
We are continuing to learn about Rainforests, with a closer look at the Yanomani tribe. We will be studying the artist ‘Henri Rousseau’ and using his jungle artwork to inspire our rainforest scenes.
In PSHE we will be exploring risks and dangers and thinking about strategies to keep us safe. We will also look at changes in our lives and how we overcome them.
This half term we will be taking on the role of meteorologists and weather presenters by collecting and bringing together data from measurements and presenting our findings.