Class 4's Topic Page

Spring Term- Topic 2

You can contact me via cbloor@highlegh.cheshire.sch.uk 

 

Our current topic is …

 

RIVERS

 

As geographers we will investigate:

  • Locational knowledge                                                                                              

     - locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and South America                                                                   

     - key topographical features (coasts and rivers)                                                                                                                            

  • Place knowledge                                                                                     

    understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region in North or South America

  • Human and physical geography

    describe and understand key aspects of: physical geography, including: rivers and the water cycle

  • Geographical skills and fieldwork

    -use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied                                                                                                                                       -6 figure grid references                                                                                                                          -use fieldwork to observe, measure record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps and graph

 

Our current class book is...

How to Train Your Dragon 

by Cressida Cowell

English

We will be starting a new writing unit based on the book 'Arthur and the Golden Rope' by Joe Todd-Stanton. This will link to our current topic THE VIKINGS. We will be writing a myth narrative and also an instruction guide on how to defeat a Viking monster.  

Maths

Our maths work this term will follow the White Rose scheme of learning, we will be introducing area and fractions.

To help develop children’s fluency in mathematics, we also ask each child to learn Key Instant Recall Facts each half term. We expect children to practise their KIRFs as part of their homework. Please work on the KIRFs for Spring 1.

Click here for Class 4 Key Instant Recall Facts

 

PE

Our P.E days are Monday and Wednesday. On PE days, children will be expected to come to school in our new PE kits.

 

Homework

Homework is set every Friday and is expected back at school the following Monday.

 

Additional Website

  • Spelling Shed

For weekly assignments on Spelling Shed- Link to website  linked to the year 4 spelling rules.

I have also included a list of the year 3/4 statutory spellings- Our Year 3/4 Spelling List
 

  • TTRockstars

Please continue with your TTRockstars- Link to student login

Other helpful websites with times tables games include-

Mathsframe

ictgames

topmarks

Passwords for all these sites can be located in each child's homework book