Year 4 2015-16
Polar Regions is our topic for this term. In this we will learn about:
explorers who have visited these regions
animals and people that live in the regions.
weather in the areas and how this affects living conditions.
the effect of global change on these areas.
Our Art and DT focus this term
In Art we are learning the skills of printing. We will be creating polar animal designs and using tiles to form repeated patterns.
After half term we will be making pop up books.
Our topic is Animals, including humans. We will be learning about food chains and food webs, leading onto understanding how the human digestive system works and caring for our teeth.
Homework should be completed to a high quality as class work. Each subject based homework should take around 30 minutes to complete.
Details of homework
English based homework set on a Friday due in on a Wednesday.
Mathematic based homework set on a Friday due in on a Wednesday.
Reading should be recorded in reading records. This must be at least 3 times a week. if children read 5 times in a single week than they go onto their class reading challenge board. Once it is completed, a square on this board is selected and the children receive a reading related prize.
Spellings will be set on a Monday and tested the following Monday. A list will be written in the children's homework books and each will include a list set by the teacher.
Information regarding the homework task is posted in the homework section of the year 4 webpage - access through the homework link above.
Both Mrs Harrison and Mrs Knight will be checking Reading Records each week. Please ensure you send your child's Reading Record in with them on a Wednesday morning.
Thank you for your continued support
Mrs Frommholz, Mrs Stevens and Mr Witchell.