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Year 4

Once you enter our classroom you have journeyed into Neverland itself! Year four are looking forward to reading an adaptation of J. M. Barrie's original text, Peter Pan, as our first class novel. 

Staff

Class Teacher: Miss Young

Learning Support Assistants: Miss Makin & Mrs Ikram

 

 

Reading in Year 4

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In year 4 children should be developing positive attitudes to reading independently and a greater understanding of what they have read. 

 

Reading Strategies at this level

Your child should be encouraged at this stage to use the following skills:

  • Give a personal point of view on a text. 
  • Reading books that are structed differently and for a range of purposes. 
  • JUstify inferences with evidence, predict what might happen from details stated or implied. 
  • Retrieve and record information from non-fiction texts using simple notation. 
  • Identify and summarise the main ideas drawn from more than one paragraph. 
  • Pause, intotant and use appropriate voices for characters within a story or poem. 
  • Recognise apostrophe of possession (plural). 
  • Identify how sentence structure can be changed by altering word order, tense, adding/deleting works or amending punctuation. 
  • Use a dictionary or thesaurus. 
  • Explain why a writer has used different sentence types or a particular word order and explain the effect it has created. 
  • Skim and scan to locate information and/or an answer a question. 

Autumn 1 - Stone Age


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This term year four will be focusing on the The Stone Age as our first topic.  We will be looking at how the Stone Age people lived, where they settled and the tools they used.  

Don't forget..

- Reading books must be read at home and brought in to be changed daily

- PE kit must be in school for your lesson on Monday afternoon.

- Swimming will be every Thursday afternoon. 

- Homework will be given weekly (10 spellings and a maths task) this will be allocated on Wednesdays to be completed and returned by the following Monday

Library day is a Friday afternoon.

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