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Year 4 Autumn 2018 Curriculum Topics

Theme: Romans - an Empire and its People

English

  • Spelling and grammar revision
  • Varjak Paw - a book study looking at various text types
  • Daily whole class reading sessions
  • Daily Accelerated Reader quizzes
  • Weekly spelling rules practice, tests and dictations

Mathematics

  • Place Value and Properties of Number
  • Mental & written addition and subtraction methods linked to place value
  • Finding 1, 10, 100 and 1000 more or less
  • Time - individual homework project
  • Daily Times Tables chanting and weekly test
  • Weekly Investigation and problem solving
  • Weekly Arithmetic test

Science

  • States of Matter
  • Science of Sound
  • Scientific enquiry
  • Science of Sound workshop

Humanities

  • The Foundation of Rome
  • Life of a Roman Soldier
  • The Invasion of Britain
  • Everyday Life for Romans
  • The Roman Legacy
  • The Roman Empire and the birth of Christ
  • Journeys and pilgrimages
  • ROMAN DAY
  • Roman music

ICT

  • Revision of word processing skills
  • Finding and saving images
  • Creating multi-modal documents
  • Creating art pieces
  • Using image enhancing software

P.E., Expressive Arts and Design

  • Real P.E - core skills
  • Roman dance
  • Swimming
  • Roman helmets
  • Roman town construction

Social Education & PR

  • Building Learning Power (BLP)
  • SEAL - New Beginnings
  • Internet Safety
  • French language and communication
  • Philosophy for Children