John Stainer

Year 4 Curriculum Map

Year 4 Curriculum Map – Spring 2017-18

Subjects

Spring 1

Spring 2

English

Poetry – Valerie Bloom, Fiction – Quality Text – Leon and the Place Between – Recount and Playscripts

Non-Fiction – Instructional Writing, Report Writing, Persuasive Language

Mathematics

Data Handling, Negative Numbers, Roman Numerals, The Four Operations and Fractions and Decimals

Propertise of 2D Shapes, Position and Direction, Perimeter and Area, Time and Mass and Capacity

Science

Digestive System, Teeth, Importance of Dental Care, Differences in teeth for a variety of Mammals

Changing States, The Water Cycle, Evaporation, Condensation, Boiling and Freezing

Computing

We Are Co-Authors – Creating and Editing Web page content

We Are Game Developers – Decoding into Numbers, Converting Code, Repeating Loops and Detect and Correct Bugs

Geography

 

Viking and Anglo Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England - Viking raids and invasion

 

History

The Roman Empire and its Impact on Britain

 

Art

Colour – Mixing and Matching, Tint, Tone, Shade, Monochromatic Portraits, Artist Study - Rothko

Colour – To reflect on moods, Artist Study - Rothko Monochromatic Landscapes

DT

 

Food Technology – Creating healthy and balanced meals

Whole School Art

Andrea please email staff to say what should go in here for each term/half term

 

PE

Gymnastics – Balance, Counter Balance, Jumping, Landing and Sequencing

Handball – Developing skills, Hand-eye coordination, Spacial Awareness and Tactics

French

Verbs, Nouns, Adjectives and Conjunctions

Pronounication and Adverbial Phrases

Music

Stop! 

Lean On Me

RE

During the Spring term, children’s learning is developed by exploring the beliefs, place of worship, festivals and the sacred text used by Sikhs.

Children’s understanding of Islam is developed by exploring the beliefs, place of worship, festivals and the sacred text used in this religion.

Other activities or trips

The British Musuem.
Roman Armour exhibition.

Magic Lantern- educational that uses great works of art to help the children observe and explore the world around them

Year 4 Curriculum Map – Summer 2017-18

Subjects

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Fiction – Quality Text – Varjakpaw – Discussion and Debate, Non-Fiction – Biographies, Poetry

Fiction – Quality Text – Journey to the River Sea, Writing in Role using Empathy, Building Tension, Non-Fiction – Newspaper Reports

Mathematics

Decimals and Place Value, The Four Operations, Properties of 3D Shapes and Proportion and Direction,

Perimeter and Area, Time, Data Handling, Mental Multiplication, Length, Mass and Capacity

Science

Who Am I? – Habitates, Vertebrates and Invertebrates

Human Impact – Pollution, Deforestation, Impact on Habitat and Impact on the Food Chain

Computing

We are HTML Editors – Writing and Transmitting, Tags, Editing and Safety and Responsibility

We are Meteorologists – Using measuring equipment, Spreadsheets, Analysing Data, Creating Charts and Creating Presentations

Geography

 

Amazon Rainforest – Ecosystems, Adapted Plants and Animals and Food Chain

History

Mayan Civilisation – Clothing, Farming, Architecture and Knowledge of Astrology

 

Art

Form – String and Glue Hanging Patterns, Sculpture using Clay

Form – 3D Wire forms using Imagination and Artist Study – Alexander Calder

DT

 

Mechanisms – Levers, Cams and Gears

Whole School Art

Andrea please email staff to say what should go in here for each term/half term

 

PE

Tennis – Racket Technique, Hand-Eye Coordination, Movement off the ball

Athletics – Running Technique, Short and Long Distance, Relay and Stamina

French

Conversational Language and Questions

Possessive adjectives, negative staements and writing about ourselves

Music

Blackbird

Reflect, Rewind and Replay


Year 4 Curriculum Map – Autumn 2017-18

Subjects

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

English

Poetry, Fiction – fairytales – Oral Storytelling and Retelling, Quality Text – The Frog Prince – Writing in Role and Recount

Non-fiction – Non-chronological Report Writing, Instructional Writing, Quality Text – The Iron Man – Recount

Mathematics

Number and Place Value, Adding and Subtracting Decimals, Multiplication and Division, Fractions

2D Shapes, Length and Perimeter, Time, Mental Calculations, Problem Solving

Science

Sound – How is it created, how is it detected and how does it travel

Electricity – How is it generated, how does it flow and how to build and manipulate circuits

Computing

We are Programmers – Coding using Scratch

We are Toy Programmers – manipulating input and outputs

Geography

 

The changing faces of London – Urban Sprawl

History

Leisure and Entertainment in the 20th Century

 

Art

Drawing – effects of light and shadow, scale and proportion in perspective

Drawing – portraits using pencil, charcoal and pastel

DT

 

Textiles – qualitities of different fabrics and sewing techniques

Whole School Art

Andrea please email staff to say what should go in here for each term/half term

 

PE

Netball – skills and positional play

Street Dance – balance, coordination and sequencing

French

Greeting, Numbers and Places in the UK

Contructing simple written sentences and Colours

Music

Mamma Mia

Glockenspiel Stage 2

RE

Judaism – On RE Day, children will learn about different Jewish beliefs, place of worship, festivals and their sacred text.

Christianity - On RE Day, children will learn about different Christian beliefs, place of worship, festivals and their sacred text.

Other activities or trips

Interviewing Shiela/parents/grandparents