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Y4 - 4B

Year 4- The Barn

This year our classroom is based on the book ‘Charlotte’s Web’ by E.B White. We will enjoy reading this book together in our whole class novel time. 


Class Teacher: Miss Bridgewater

Learning Support Assistants: Ms Cawley,  Mrs Mawdsley and Mrs Stokes.



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. 

Year 4’s Classroom Environment

Our topics this year:


Autumn- Ruthless Romans

Spring- Window on the World

Summer- Saxons



Don't forget..

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

- Everyone must read at home at least 4 times each week.

- PE kit must be worn on a Thursday

- Homework will be given weekly. This will be sent home on a Monday and should be retuned to your class teacher via Seesaw by the following Monday. 

- Read and Respond lessons will be on Fridays so you must bring your file to school with you on a Friday.