Autumn Term 2011
Year 4 – Miss Cazabon
Topics this term:
Creative Curriculum: Mission to Mars: Planet Earth (life on Earth, Countries, weather) The Solar System.
English: Following National Strategies (Reading, Spelling, Different writing genres)
Maths: Following National Strategies (Number, Shape and Space, Handling Data, calculations)
How you can help at home
Always support and encourage your child.
Please try to hear your child read and check they understand what they are reading.
Discuss book choices and their opinions. Each child has a reading log in which to record their impressions. Library is on a Wednesday. Please encourage your child to use the Library. This can be accessed from home.
Help your child to use reference material and the Internet.
Encourage your child to learn and persevere with spellings and times tables.
Ensure homework is completed on time.
Maths – given Monday, due in Friday
English – given Monday, due in Friday
Spellings – given Thursday, tested the following Thursday
Additional topic homework – At various times
Every child has a homework diary. Any homework should be recorded in the diary. The date the homework is due in will be recorded in the book and displayed in the classroom. Please initial the diary once homework is completed.
Please make sure your child takes responsibility for bringing to school all they need each day so they are prepared for every lesson. They will need a pencil, handwriting pen, ruler, rubber and whiteboard pen in a suitable pencil case. Pencil crayons or pens, gluesticks etc are optional but advisable.
P.E / Games
Tuesday and Friday
Kit : T – shirt and shorts for indoors; trainers, spare socks, a sweatshirt and tracksuit trousers for outdoor PE (a plastic bag for muddy trainers). Please ensure that no jewellery is worn and long hair is tied back.
Children should bring pieces of fruit or vegetables to eat at morning break.
Please ensure all Clothing and equipment brought to school is clearly named.
We are looking forward to a very successful and enjoyable term!