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Year 4

Week beginning 20.11.17

In Maths this week we are learning to

  • Add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits using the formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction where appropriate.

  • Solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.

  • Describe positions on a 2-D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant

In English this week we are learning to


  • Plan my writing by looking at similar text – discussing structure and vocabulary

  • Draft my work in paragraphs

  • Edit my own work and that of others and add a range of valid improvements to the texts

  • Identify and use synonyms for verbs.

In IPC we are learning

  • About Persuasive and Healthy eating

You can help your child by

  • Continuing to practise their Maths passport objectives with them.

  • When reading with them, ask them questions about words and phrases that interest them and encourage them to ask questions about what they read. Record this in pupil planners.

  • Ask your children what skills they have been practising at school this week.

  • Practise their spelling skills.

  • If a child can't take part in PE due to a medical reason, please send a note in to the class teacher.


Learning Log

English : Write a fable

IPC: So how you look after your teeth.