Summer term 1
Welcome to year 4!
Our Class teacher is Miss Melley.
Other adults in our class are: Mrs Faith and Mrs Stephenson.
Miss Gretchen Melley
Year 4 Class Teachermelleyg@st-josephs.plymouth.sch.uk
Writing - During the first part of the Summer term, we will be immersed in performing, evaluating and composing Tongue twisters. Following on from this we will then entertain with flashback narratives and inform the reader with Diary extract, inspired by our class text this term - Secrets of a Sun King.
During the Summer term we will continue looking at decimals. We will investigate how to convert between pounds and pence are related. Finally, we will evalute and create line graphs. Throughout the term, the children are given a weekly opportunity to engage in mixed problem solving and reasoning.
Our opening unit 'Hinduism'.' We will explore the hindu scriptures and the messages they are giving. Following on from this we will focus on the liturgical season of 'Pentecost.' We will explore 'what's so important about life?'.
Our PE days are now Wednesday and Thursday. Please make sure that your child wear their PE kit to school on these days.
Reading - Hearing your child read can be difficult at this age, but as often as possible, ask your child questions about their reading book, challenge them to predict what will happen next and ask them to summarise what they have read so far.
Spellings - these will be issued on a Tuesday then tested on the following Monday. Handwriting practice sheets will contain the spelling list and remain in school. The children must access this list through Google Classroom.
Maths - Children should practice their timetables on TTRS multiple times a week for at least 15 minutes.
Important Spring Dates
Monday 19th April - First day of the summer 1 term
Friday 28th May - Last day of Summer 1 term