We are beginning this term by studying non-fiction texts. We shall be looking at how facts about castles are presented and then we shall be creating our own non-fictions texts based on what we have learned. We will also be reading a children’s classic, The Twits by Roald Dahl. We will also be working on our spelling and grammar throughout the term. Finally, we are going to focus on developing our handwriting skills.
This half term we will be consolidating our knowledge of place value and developing our understanding to include four digit numbers. We will also be working towards the Year 4 target of knowing all the times tables up to the twelve times table. Later in the half term, we will be exploring addition and subtraction. We will be learning how to use formal written methods to add and subtract four digit numbers. Throughout the half term, we will be working on our fluency and problem solving skills.
Our science topic for this term is based around the digestive system. We will be learning about how the body digests and absorbs food and the organs that are involved. When we are confident, we will be writing a story about a piece of food that travels through the digestive system. Later in the term, we will be doing Geography and learning about a variety of countries around the world. Finally, in RE we will be undertaking an investigation into a religious leader.