Welcome to Miss Myers' Class!
Writing: Children will be looking at two interesting and different books this term: Shakelton's Journey and Cracking Contraptions. From these texts we will be writing:
Explanations, letters, diaries. descriptions, non-chronological reports.
Grammar: We will be focusing on a range of things from the Year 3/4 curriculum including identify perfect present and simple past, how to use paragraphs, using a and an correctly, to create nouns using prefixes and to know what a subordinate clause is.
WCR: In this subject we will be looking at two books: The Journey and The Great Explorer. During these lessons, children will be focusing on retrieval, interpretation, author’s choice, viewpoint, performance and then review skills.
Maths - Place Value and Addition and Subtraction
Place Value: In this part of Maths we will be looking at the value of different digits in a 4 digit number, comparing and ordering numbers beyond 1000, count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000's, round numbers to the nearest 10 and 100, read roman numerals and solve problems.
Addition and Subtraction: For this part of maths, children will be adding and subtracting up to 4 digit numbers using the formal written method, estimate answers using their rounding skills and begin to check their answers using the inverse operation.
Science - States of Matters
Within this topic we will look at: Solids, Liquids and Gases, Investigating Gases, Heating and Cooling, Evaporation and the Water Cycle.
Throughout this term, we will also cover the following:
P.E is on a Tuesday and Friday. Due to covid, children need to come in their PE kit. Please make sure your child has the correct PE kit, plain white t-shirt and plain black or blue trousers. No logos. As we will be outside, please ensure children are dressed appropriately. Please can you also make sure that all jewellery is removed.
Homework this year will be focusing on children reading at home, spellings and practicing their times tables.
Spellings: Set on spelling shed every Monday.
Reading: Checked on a Monday. Please send in a video through class dojo.
Times Table Rockstars: Challenges will be set on a weekly basis.
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I am excited to be working with you this year!