Parkside Primary School

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Welcome to Year 4!

                          

The year four teachers for 2018/19 are Mrs Burns, Mrs Harris and Mrs Naicker.

Please ensure your child has their PE kit for the appropriate days. Homework is set on a Friday and due in on a Wednesday. Please continue to read together at home and talk about what your child has been doing during their school day. Thank you.

What are we learning this half term?

What have we been doing?

How you can help at home

Please find below links to documents and worksheets that you can use at home to support your children. Click on the link and the document will open in another window.

Year 4 Maths

End of year expectations

These statements provide an outline of what is expected of your child at the end of the academic year. Please note that they reflect the higher expectations outlined by the new National Curriculum.

Reading

  • Give a personal point of view on a text.

  • Re-explain a text with confidence.

  • Justify inferences with evidence, predicting what might happen from details stated or implied.

  • Use appropriate voices for characters within a story.

  • Recognise apostrophe of possession (plural)

  • Identify how sentence type can be changed by altering word order, tenses, adding/deleting words or amending punctuation.

  • Explain why a writer has used different sentence types or a particular word order and the effect it has created.

  • Skim & scan to locate information and/or answer a question.

Writing

  • Vary sentence structure, using different openers.

  • Use adjectival phrases (e.g. biting cold wind).

  • Use appropriate choice of noun or pronoun.

  • Use fronted adverbials.

  • Use apostrophe for plural possession.

  • Use a comma after fronted adverbial (e.g. Later that day, I heard bad news.).

  • Use commas to mark clauses.

  • Use inverted commas and other punctuation to punctuate direct speech.

  • Use paragraphs to organised ideas around a theme.

  • Use connecting adverbs to link paragraphs.

  • Write with increasing legibility, consistency and fluency.

Mathematics

  • Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers.

  • Compare and order numbers beyond 1,000.

  • Compare and order numbers with up to 2 decimal places.

  • Read Roman numerals to 100.

  • Find 1,000 more/less than a given number.

  • Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000.

  • Recall and use multiplication and division facts all tables to 12x12.

  • Recognise PV of any 4-digit number.

  • Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1,000.

  • Round decimals with 1dp to nearest whole number.

  • Add and subtract numbers with up to 4-digits using written columnar method.

  • Multiply:
    2-digit by 1-digit, 3-digit by 1-digit

  • Count up/down in hundredths.

  • Recognise and write equivalent fractions

  • Add and subtract fractions with same denominator.

  • Read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12 and 24 hour clocks.