# Year 4 maths - Light Oaks Junior School ```Week
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Autumn 1
Mental Focus: x tables assessment
Main Focus: Number - Place Value
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(read, write) order, compare numbers beyond 1000
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Recognise the place value of each digit in a four digit number (th, h, t, o)
Year 4
Medium Term Plan
Resources
Mental Focus: read, write, compare &amp; order number; recognise place value of 4 digit numbers
Main Focus: Number - Place Value
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rounding to nearest 10, 100
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find (10/100 and)1000 more or less than a given number
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read Roman numerals to 100 and know that over time the numeral system
changed to include the concept of zero and place value
Mental Focus: rounding to nearest 10 and 10; recognition of Roman numerals to C; compare &amp;
order number
Main Focus: Number - Addition &amp; Subtraction, Measurement
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(add and subtract numbers mentally using known facts THTU and 1s, THTU and
tens THTU and hundreds, THTU and thousands)
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estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation
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(mentally) solve addition and subtraction (two-step) problems in contexts deciding
which operation
Mental Focus: value of digit; find 100 more/less; +/- mentally incl money &amp; measure
Main Focus: Number - Addition &amp; Subtraction, Measurement
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add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits using formal written methods of
columnar addition and subtraction where appropriate
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estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation
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calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure in cm and m
Mental Focus: rounding to nearest 10 and 100; read, write, compare and order numbers; +/-
multiply together three numbers,
Main Focus: Number– Multiplication &amp; Division, Measurement
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multiply two digit number and three digit numbers by one digit number using
formal written layout
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find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares
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use place value, known and derived facts to divide mentally
Counting activities
 count from any number on/back in 10s, 100s
 count in steps of 2, 3, 5, from any number
 count in steps of 20, 30, 50
60_3 digits
Can you find the
quick way?
Starting From
68_Albert
 count in steps of 1000 from any number
 count in steps of 9 (by using 10 and adjusting)
 count in 6s
 count from 0 into negative numbers in 2, 3, 5s
Place Value
counters; Place
value board
Can you find the
quick way?
 count in 6s including into negative numbers
 count in steps of 1000 from any number
 count in steps of 9 and 11 (by using 10 and adjusting)
Table squares
Multiplication
Chains
62_Maze
 count in 6s and 60s including into negative numbers
 count in steps of 11 and 19 (by using 10/20 and adjusting)
 count in 20, 30, 50s from any number
Table squares;
counters; arrays
Multiplication
Chains
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
 count in 6s and 60s including into negative numbers
 count in steps of 11 and 19 (by using 10/20 and adjusting)
 count in 4s, 8s, 40s, 80s count from 0 into negative
numbers in 4s, 8s, 40s, 80s
mentally incl money &amp; measure
Main Focus: Number– Multiplication &amp; Division
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use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally,
including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together three numbers
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recognise and use factor pairs and commutativity in mental calculations
Mental Focus: use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally incl
Activities
Bundles of 10s/1s;
Dienes; ; Place
Value counters;
Number lines; 100
squares; Place
value board; 10s
frames
Bundles of 10s/1s;
Dienes; Place
Value counters;
Number lines; 100
squares; Place
value board;10s
frames
Place Value
counters;
Number lines; 100
squares; Place
value board;10s
frames
 count from any number on/back in 10s, 100s
 count in 10s from any number including 0 into negative
numbers
 count in 4s, 8s, 40s, 80s
Autumn 2
Week
Mental Focus: x tables assessment
Year 4
Medium Term Plan
Resources
Bundles of
Activities
Counting activities
 count in steps of 7
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Main Focus: Number - Place Value
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(read, write) order, compare numbers beyond 1000
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recognise the place value of each digit in a four digit number (th, h, t, o)
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rounding to nearest 10, 100 and 1000
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solve number and practical problems that involve all of the above and with
increasingly large positive numbers
Mental Focus: mental +/-/x/&divide;; rounding to nearest 10,100,1000; find 1000 more/less; area
Main Focus: Number- Problem Solving
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solve addition and subtraction single-step problems in contexts, deciding which
operations and methods to use and why.
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solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive
law to multiply two digit numbers by one digit
Mental Focus: mental +/-/x/&divide;; order &amp; compare No.s &gt;1000; perimeter
Main Focus: Number- Problem Solving
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solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which
operations and methods to use and why.
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solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive
law to multiply two digit numbers by one digit, integer scaling problems
Mental Focus: read, write, order &amp; compare No.s &gt;1000; recognise the value of digits in
4digit numbers; estimate and use the inverse to check calculations
Main Focus: Number- Fractions
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recognise and show, using diagrams, families of common equivalent fractions
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add and subtract fractions with the same denominator
Mental Focus: halve/double &amp; relate x &amp; &divide; by 2; equivalent fractions; Roman numerals to C
Main Focus: Number- Fractions
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recognise that hundredths arise when dividing an object by one hundred and
dividing tenths by ten
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recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths or hundredths
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recognise and write decimal equivalents to &frac12; &frac14; &frac34;
Mental Focus: decimal equivalents of tenths or hundredths and &frac12; &frac14; &frac34;; halve/double &amp;
relate x &amp; &divide; by 2; properties of 2D shapes
Main Focus: Geometry – Properties of shape
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compare and classify geometric shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles,
based on their properties and sizes
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identify lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes presented in different orientations
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complete a simple symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry.
10s/1s;
Dienes; Place
Value
counters;
Number lines;
100 squares;
Place value
board;10s
frames
Place Value
counters;
Place value
board ;Table
squares;
counters;
arrays
Place Value
counters;
Place value
board; Table
squares;
counters;
arrays
Fraction walls;
Table
squares;
counters;
 count in 10s from any number including 0 into negative numbers
 count from any number in 100s, 1000s
Can you find
the quick
way?
Multiplication
Chains
 count in steps of 7 and 70s
 count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100
 count in steps of 9 and 11 (by using 10 and adjusting)
Can you find
the quick
way?
Multiplication
Chains
 count in steps of 7 and 70s including into negative numbers
 count in steps of 20, 30, 50 from any number including 0
 count in steps of 19 and 21 (by using 20 and adjusting)
 count in 6s and 7s including into negative numbers
 count in halves, quarters and tenths
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
Fraction walls;
Table
squares;
counters;
Dienes
 count in 6s, 60s, 7s, 70s including into negative numbers
 count in halves, quarters and tenths
 count in tenths and link to 0.1s
2D shapes;
mirrors;
tracing paper
 count in 6s, 60s, 7s, 70s including into negative numbers
 count in tenths linked to 0.1 then 0.2 linked to x2
 count in hundredths linked to 0.01
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Week
Spring 1
Mental Focus: x tables assessment
Main Focus: Measure – Time
Year 4
Medium Term Plan
Resources
clocks
Activities
Counting activities
 count in steps of 9
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
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read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12- and 24-hour clocks
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solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes
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Mental Focus: recognise equivalent fractions – simplify using factors/multiple; properties of
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shape; read, write &amp; convert time between analogue &amp; digital 12/24hr clock
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factors/multiple; order and compare numbers
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Main Focus: Number - Fractions
 (understand the relation between non-unit fractions and multiplication and division
of quantities – find fractions of amounts)
 solve problems involving increasingly harder fractions to calculate quantities, and
fractions to divide quantities, incl non-unit fractions where answer is a whole
number
Mental Focus: find fractions of amounts; recognise equivalent fractions – simplify using
Main Focus: Number - Fractions
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find the effect of dividing a one- or two-digit number by 10 and 100, identifying the
value of the digits in the answer as ones, tenths and hundredths
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compare numbers with the same number of decimal places up to two decimal
places
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round decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number
Mental Focus: perimeter; x/&divide; by 10 and 100 identifying value of digits; read, write &amp; convert time
between analogue &amp; digital 12/24hr clock
Main Focus: Measure
 Convert between different units of measure [for example, km to m; hour to minute]
 measure the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in cm and m
 estimate, compare and calculate different measures
Mental Focus:, fractions of amounts; Roman numerals to C, convert units of measure
Main Focus: Number – Problem Solving
 solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which
operations and methods to use and why
 solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law to
multiply two digit numbers by one digit, integer scaling problems and harder
correspondence problems such as n objects are connected to m objects.
Mental Focus: x/&divide; by 10/100; identify value of digits, recognise equivalent fractions – simplify
using factors/multiples; read, write &amp; convert time on analogue &amp; digital 12/24hr clock
Main Focus: Number – Problem Solving : place value &amp; fractions; Measure
 solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions/decimals to two dp
 count in 30s and 60s relate to &frac12; and 1 hour
Fraction walls;
Table squares;
counters;
Dienes
Relating
fractions to
division
 count in steps of 9 and 90s
 count in halves, quarters and tenths
 count in tenths and hundredths and link to 0.1s and 0.01
Fraction walls;
Table squares;
counters;
Dienes; Place
value board
 count in steps of 9 and 90s including into negative numbers
 count in steps 0.2, 0.3 and 0.5 link to x2, x3, x5 and x20, x30, x50
 count in halves, quarters and tenths
 count in tenths and hundredths and link to 0.1s and 0.01
Place value
board; rulers;
metre rules;
tape
measures;
capacity and
mass equip
Place Value
counters;
Place value
board; Table
squares;
counters;
arrays
 count in 6s,7s, 9s including into negative numbers
 count in 25s and 250s and link to &frac14; measures
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
Coins; Place
Value
counters;
Place value
board; Table
squares
Multiplication
Chains
Numbers
Rule
 count in 60s, 70s, 9s, 90s including into negative numbers
 count in 4s, 40s, 8s, 80s
 count in steps of 20, 30, 50 from any number
 count in 1000s
 count in 60s, 70s, 9s, 90s including into negative numbers
 count in steps of 9, 11, 19 and 21 (by using 10/20 and adjusting)
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
Week
Spring 2
Year 4
Medium Term Plan
Resources Activities
Counting activities
Week
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Mental Focus: x tables assessment
Main Focus: Number – Place Value and + - x &divide;
 solve number and practical problems that involve: reading, writing, comparing,
ordering, rounding with increasingly large positive numbers and negative numbers
 (add and subtract numbers mentally using known facts THTU and 1s, THTU and
tens THTU and hundreds, THTU and thousands)
identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations
 use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally,
including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together three numbers
 find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares
 estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation
(mentally) solve addition and subtraction (two-step) problems in contexts deciding
which operation
Mental Focus: order&amp; compare numbers beyond 1000; identify , represent and estimate
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numbers using different representations; x/&divide; 10 and 100
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halving &amp; doubling
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Main Focus: Measurement - Time
 read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12- and 24-hour clocks
 solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes
 read Roman numerals to 100
 solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes; minutes to seconds;
years to months; weeks to days.
Mental Focus: rounding to nearest 1, 10 and 10; recognition of Roman numerals to C;
Main Focus: Measurement
 Convert between different units of measure [for example, kilometre to metre; hour
to minute]
 measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in
centimetres and metres
 estimate, compare and calculate different measures, including money in pounds
and pence
Mental Focus: convert units of measure; read, write &amp; convert time on analogue &amp; digital
12/24hr clock; x/&divide; 10 and 100
Main Focus: Geometry- Properties of Shape
 compare and classify geometric shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles,
based on their properties and sizes
 identify acute and obtuse angles and compare and order angles up to two right
angles by size
Place Value
counters;
Place value
board; Table
squares;
counters;
arrays
Can you
find the
quick way?
Middle
Points 1*
 count in steps of 11
 count in steps 0.2, 0.3 and 0.5 link to x2, x3, x5 and x20, x30, x50
 count in halves, quarters and tenths
 count in tenths and hundredths and link to 0.1s and 0.01
Venn
diagram
multiples
What are
my No.s?
Clocks; stop
watches;
calendars
 count in steps of 11 and 110s
 count in 7s and link to days in a week
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
 count in 30s and 60s relate to &frac12; and 1 hour, secs in a minute
Coins; Place
value board;
rulers; metre
rules; tape
measures;
capacity and
mass equip
 count in steps of 11 and 110s including into negative numbers
 count in 25s, 50s and 250s, 500s and link to &frac14; and &frac12; measures
 count in 1000s
 count in tenths and hundredths and link to 0.1s and 0.01 and measure
Simple angle
measurer; 2D
shapes
 count in 6s,7s,11s including into negative numbers
 count in 90s link to angles/turns
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
 count in halves, quarters and tenths
Week
23
Mental Focus: properties of shape; types of angle; represent and estimate numbers using
2d shapes
 count in 60s, 70s, 90s, 11, 110s including into negative numbers
 count in 4s, 40s, 8s, 80s
 count in steps of 20, 30, 50 from any number
 count in 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.8s
Graph paper
 count in 60s, 70s, 90s, 11, 110s including into negative numbers
 count in steps of 9, 11, 19 and 21 (by using 10/20 and adjusting)
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
 count in halves, quarters, tenths and hundredths
different representations
Main Focus: Geometry- Position and Direction
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describe positions on a 2-D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant
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describe movements between positions as translations of a given unit to the
left/right and up/down
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plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon.
Week
24
Mental Focus: order&amp; compare numbers beyond 1000; find fractions of amounts; halving &amp;
doubling
Main Focus: Statistics
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interpret and present discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical
methods, including bar charts and time graphs.
Year 4
Medium term Plan
Week
Summer 1
Resources
Activities
Counting activities
Mental Focus: x tables assessment
Week Main Focus: Statistics
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solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar
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charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs.
Mental Focus: find 1000 more/less; recognise the value of digits in 4digit numbers; order and
Week
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compare numbers
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estimate numbers using different representations
Main Focus: Number – Fractions
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recognise and show, using diagrams, families of common equivalent fractions

add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

solve problems involving increasingly harder fractions to calculate quantities, &amp;
fractions to divide quantities, incl non-unit fractions where answer is whole number
Mental Focus: recognise equivalent fractions; find fractions of amounts; identify, represent and
Main Focus: Number – Fractions

recognise that hundredths arise when &divide; an object by 100 and dividing tenths by 10

recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths or hundredths
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recognise and write decimal equivalents to &frac12; &frac14; &frac34;
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find the effect of &divide;a 1 or 2-digit number by 10 and 100, identifying the value of the
digits in the answer as ones, tenths and hundredths
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compare numbers with the same number of decimal places up to two dps
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round decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number
Week Mental Focus: read Roman numerals to C; round to nearest 1, 10,100; x/&divide; by 10 and 100
Main Focus: Measure - Time
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read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12- and 24-hour clocks
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solve problems involving converting from hrs-mins; mins-secs; yrs-mths; wks-days.
Week Mental Focus: double and halve; perimeter; convert units of measure incl time
Main Focus: Number – Place Value
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order, compare numbers beyond 1000 &amp; recognise the place value of each digit
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rounding to nearest 10, 100
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find (10/100 and)1000 more or less than a given number
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read Roman numerals to 100 and know that over time the numeral system changed
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identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations
Week Mental Focus: properties of shape; types of angle; area
Main Focus: Problem Solving
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solve + and - two-step problems in contexts - which operations &amp; methods &amp; why
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solve problems involving x and +, incl using distributive law to x 2digit numbers by 1
digit, integer scaling problems &amp; harder correspondence problems
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solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions/decimals to two dp
Fraction walls;
Table squares;
counters;
Dienes; Place
value board
Fraction
Chain
Fraction Grid
 count in steps of 12
 count in steps 0.2, 0.3 and 0.5 link to x2, x3, x5 and x20, x30, x50
 count in halves, quarters and tenths
 count in tenths and hundredths and link to 0.1s and 0.01
 count in steps of 12 and 120s
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
 count in halves, quarters and tenths
 count in tenths and hundredths and link to 0.1s and 0.01
Fraction walls;
Table squares;
counters;
Dienes; Place
value board
 count in steps of 12 and 120s including into negative numbers
 count in 25s, 50s and 250s, 500s and link to &frac14; and &frac12; measures
 count in 1000s
 count in tenths and hundredths and link to 0.1s and 0.01 and
measure
Clocks; stop
watches;
calendars
 count in 6s,8s, 11s and 12s including into negative numbers
 count in 7s and link to days in a week
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
 count in 30s and 60s relate to &frac12; and 1 hour, secs in a minute
 count in 60s, 70s, 90s, 110s, 12s including into negative numbers
 count in 4s, 40s, 8s, 80s,0.4s, 0.8s
 count in steps of 20, 30, 50 from any number
Dienes; Place
Value
counters;
Number lines;
100 squares;
Place value
board; 10s
frames
Coins; Place
Value
counters;
Place value
board; Table
squares
Middle
Points One
Star
Multiplication
Chains
Multiplication
Arithmogons
Sums Diffs &amp;
Products
 count in 60s, 70s, 90s, 11s, 12s, 120s including into negative
numbers
 count in steps of 9, 11, 19 and 21 (by using 10/20 and adjusting)
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
 count in halves, quarters, tenths and hundredths
Week
Summer 2
Year 4
Medium term Plan
Resources
Activities
Counting activities
Week
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Week
32
Week
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Week
34
Mental Focus: x tables assessment
Main Focus: Geometry
 compare and classify geometric shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles,
based on their properties and sizes
 identify lines of symmetry in 2-D shapes presented in different orientations
 complete a simple symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry.
 identify acute and obtuse angles and compare and order angles up to two right
angles by size
 describe positions on a 2-D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant
 describe movements between positions as translations of a given unit to the left/right
and up/down
 plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon.
Mental Focus: read, write, order and compare numbers; mentally +, , x, &divide;; x &divide; by 10/100
Main Focus: Measurement

convert between different units of measure [for example, kilometre to metre; hour to
minute]

measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in
centimetres and metres

find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares

estimate, compare and calculate different measures, including money in pounds and
pence

read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12- and 24-hour clocks

solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes; minutes to seconds;
years to months; weeks to days.
Mental Focus: read, write &amp; convert time on analogue &amp; digital 12/24hr clock; perimeter;
properties of shape
Main Focus: Problem Solving

solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which
operations and methods to use and why

solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law
to multiply two digit numbers by one digit, integer scaling problems and harder
correspondence problems such as n objects are connected to m objects

solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions/decimals to two dp

solve problems involving increasingly harder fractions to calculate quantities, and
fractions to divide quantities, including non-unit fractions where the answer is a
whole number

solve number and practical problems that involve: reading, writing, comparing,
ordering, rounding with increasingly large positive numbers and negative numbers
Revision for Optional SATs Assessment Week
 count from 0 in multiples up to 12 x 12
2D shapes;
mirrors;
tracing paper;
simple angle
measurer
 count in 90s link to angles/turns
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
 count in halves, quarters, tenths and hundredths
Place value
board; rulers;
metre rules;
tape
measures;
capacity and
mass equip;
clocks; coins;
stop watches;
calendars
What else
do I know?
 count from 0 in multiples up to 12 x 12
Place Value
counters &amp;
board;
Number lines;
100 squares;
tables
squares;
coins; clocks
Multiplication
Chains
Fraction
Chain
Fraction Grid
Sums Diffs &amp;
Products
 count from 0 in multiples up to 12 x 12
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
 count in 30s and 60s relate to &frac12; and 1 hour, secs in a minute
 count in 25s, 50s and 250s, 500s and link to &frac14; and &frac12; measures
 count in 1000s
 count in steps 0.2, 0.3 and 0.5 link to x2, x3, x5 and x20, x30, x50
 count in halves, quarters and tenths
 count in tenths and hundredths and link to 0.1s and 0.01
Week
35
Mental Focus: find 1000 more/less; Roman numerals to C; area; equivalent fractions
Main Focus: Statistics

interpret and present discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical
methods, including bar charts and time graphs.

solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar
charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs.
Mental Focus: read, write, order, compare numbers to at least 1000; value of digits in 4 digit
numbers and to 2dp; x/
Week
36
10/100
Main Focus: Number - + - x &divide; Problem Solving
 solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which
operations and methods to use and why
 solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law
to multiply two digit numbers by one digit, integer scaling problems and harder
correspondence problems such as n objects are connected to m objects
 solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions/decimals to two dp
 solve number and practical problems that involve: reading, writing, comparing,
ordering, rounding with increasingly large positive numbers and negative numbers
 count from 0 in multiples up to 12 x 12
Graph paper
 count in steps of 9, 11, 19 and 21 (by using 10/20 and adjusting)
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
 count in halves, quarters, tenths and hundredths
Place Value
counters &amp;
board;
Number lines;
100 squares;
tables
squares;
coins; clocks
Can you find
the quick
way?
Multiplication
Chains
Sums Diffs &amp;
Products
 count from 0 in multiples up to 12 x 12
 count in halves, quarters and tenths
 count in tenths and hundredths and link to 0.1s and 0.01
 count in 5 minute intervals including &frac14; to and &frac14; past
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