# Curriculum Information for Parents-Spring`15 ```St Luke’s C.E. First School
Curriculum Information For Parents
Spring Term 1 2015
CLASS: Year 4 (Mrs Leach)
THIS TERM WE ARE LEARNING ABOUT: ‘The BFG’.
Literacy
Skills: Punctuation; speech marks; spelling rules including letter strings and patterns.
Fiction: Descriptions of settings
Poetry: Creating Images/Similes.
Non-Fiction: Viewpoints; Recording a science experiment
Numeracy
Position, movement and angle: Recognise horizontal, vertical, perpendicular and parallel lines
in relation to other lines; Identify acute, obtuse and right angles; Know that angles are measured
in degrees and that one whole turn is 360&deg;; Use the eight compass points to describe direction;
Describe and identify positions and plot points on a grid of squares
Shape and symmetry: Compare and draw polygons and classify them by identifying their
properties; Visualise 3-D objects from 2-D drawings and make 3-D models using construction
kits; Identify lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes and patterns; Identify right angles in 2-D shapes;
Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and
metres
Fractions and decimals: Count in tenths and hundredths and recognise the equivalence
between decimal and fraction forms of tenths and hundredths; Compare, order and round decimal
numbers with one decimal place; Use diagrams to identify equivalent fractions; Find fractions of
numbers, quantities or shapes; Use diagrams to add and subtract pairs of fractions with the same
denominator
P.E. Day: Tuesday.
Homework Arrangements: Reading, spellings and timetables. Homework sent out for the half
term in a block and returned the week before the end of the half term.
Weekly Spellings: Set on Monday and tested on Friday.
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