Mrs Emma Cox
Welcome to Year 4!
The Ancient Greeks
Welcome to Year 4 with Mrs Cox and Miss Corbett J. This term the children have decided to start the year by learning about the Ancient Greeks. We will be listening to and learning about the Greek mythical story ‘Perseus and Medusa’! The children will create some mythical art linked to the story as well as creating their own versions of the story to share with another class. The children will also have the chance to be filmed reading their story and it will be shared on the school website. We will become food critics and will try Greek food before writing pieces to describe exactly what they thought of the food and why- hopefully we will want to persuade someone to try the food too! In science the children will be investigating all about sound- with many experiments to explore and understand all parts of sound. In Maths, we will be spending some time on our P.Pod sales and working out how much the ingredients will cost and the amount we will need to sell the product in order to make a profit- lots of real life learning will be taking place. In DT we will be learning about and creating our own Ancient Greek pillars as well as researching Greek architecture and buildings, whilst using the internet safely. Our values this term is ‘Friendship’, we will be focusing on this greatly throughout all our learning and will have dedicated value time to think about the true meaning of friendship.
Maths– to know multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 x 12.
Spelling– Use the first two or three letters of a word to check its spelling in a dictionary.
Punctuation– Use commas after fronted adverbials and to mark clauses in a complex sentence.
Handwriting– Ensure handwriting is legible. Ensure that the down strokes of letters are parallel.