Reading: The Magic Faraway Tree
Reading aloud for fluency and use knowledge to read ‘exception’ words
Reading for understanding
Understanding root words: prefix/suffix
Read aloud to an audience using volume and tone
Inference based on The Magic Faraway Tree: Drawing inferences such as inferring characters' feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence,
Predicting what might happen,
Summarising main ideas,
Identifying how language, structure, and presentation contribute to meaning,
Identifying descriptive language,
Dictionary skills: synonyms/ ambitious vocab,
Predicting what might happen,
Identifying themes and conventions in a wide range of books
Identifying nouns (consolidation from Yr 3 data)
Rewrite a statement as a question (consolidation from Yr 3 data)
Apostrophes for possession
SPAG: Use further prefixes and suffixes.
Children will also recap grammar and punctuation using Pixl’s 38
weeks of 3 in 3 and mixed practice quizzes.
Composition: writing to entertain (fractured fairy tales).
Children will discuss and identify the features of fairy tales and
compare these features with those of fractured fairy tales. Then they will
record ideas, organise paragraphs around a theme, and evaluate and edit their
own work. The children will adapt the settings, characters and plots of
classic fairy tales.
Up to three digits: whole numbers/negative numbers/fractions/decimals
Compare and order numbers up to 1000: including multiples of the same number
Read, write and spell numbers up to 100
Read and order Roman numbers up to 100
Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers
Partitioning of numbers to 1000
Addition and subtraction
Addition of 3 digit numbers to 1 digit, 2 digit and 3 digit
Subtraction of 1 digit, 2 digit and 3 digit numbers to a 3 digit number
Using formal written methods: column
Classification of living things using a key
Adaptations: recognising how animals change to adapt to their environment
Construct and predict food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey.
Habitats: comparing the habitats of animals in the forest and the rainforest.
Recognise that environments can change and that this can sometimes pose dangers to living things.
Team work, passing skills, ball control in Football.
Stamina building over the course the term with Daily mile.
Developing flexibility, control and balance in Yoga.
Forests around the world including rainforests: use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.
Identify various layers of the rainforest and their purpose.
Identify and compare animals who live in rainforests and UK forests.
E safety: Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly,
Recognise acceptable and unacceptable behaviour online,
Identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact
Use search technologies effectively
Accomplish given goals: collecting information about whether zoos are a good thing
Present information: debate the value of zoos
Moving parts orang-utan
Design and select own materials
Label diagrams with specific features
Select and use appropriate tools safely
Mark out, measure and cut accurately
Learn to join materials in a safe way
Evaluate work throughout and at the end of the project