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Stokeinteignhead Primary School
Curious, Determined, Resourceful and Respectful
Stokeinteignhead Primary School
Curious, Determined, Resourceful and Respectful

Year 4

Writing Transcription · Spell words with additional prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them to root words. for example – ation, ous, ion, ian · Recognise and spell additional homophones, for example – accept and except, whose and who’s · Use the first two or three letters of a word to check its spelling in a dictionary · Spell identified commonly misspelt words from Year 3 and 4 word list · Use the diagonal and horizontal strokes that are needed to join letters · Understand which letters, when adjacent to one another, are best left unjoined · Increase the legibility, consistency and quality of their handwriting: down strokes of letters are parallel and equidistant; lines of writing are spaced sufficiently so that the ascenders and descenders of letters do not touch Composition · Compose sentences using a wider range of structures, linked to the grammar objectives · Orally rehearse structured sentences or sequences of sentences · Begin to open paragraphs with topic sentences · Write a narrative with a clear structure, setting, characters and plot · Make improvements by proposing changes to grammar and vocabulary to improve consistency, e.g. the accurate use of pronouns in sentences · Use a range of sentences with more than one clause · Use appropriate nouns or pronouns within and across sentences to support cohesion and avoid repetition · Use fronted adverbials, for example, ‘Later that day, I went shopping. · Use expanded noun phrases with modifying adjectives and prepositional phrases, for example, ‘The strict teacher with curly hair’ · Use other punctuation in direct speech, including a comma after the reporting clause; use apostrophes to mark plural possession; and use commas after fronted adverbials

 

Reading Word Reading · Apply knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes to read aloud and to understand the meaning of unfamiliar words · Read further exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound, and where these occur in the word · Attempt pronunciation of unfamiliar words drawing on prior knowledge of similar looking words Reading Comprehension · Know which books to select for specific purposes, especially in relation to science, history and geography learning · Use dictionaries to check the meaning of unfamiliar words · Discuss and record words and phrases that writers use to engage and impact on the reader · Know and recognise some of the literary conventions in text types covered · Begin to understand simple themes in books · Prepare poems to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action · Explain the meaning of words in context · Ask questions to improve understanding of a text · Infer meanings and begin to justify them with evidence from the text · Predict what might happen from details stated and deduced information · Identify how the writer has used precise word choices for effect to impact on the reader · Identify some text type organisational features, for example, narrative, explanation, persuasion · Retrieve and record information from non-fiction · Make connections with prior knowledge and experience · Begin to build on others’ ideas and opinions about a text in discussion · Explain why text types are organised in a certain way

 

Mathematics · Recall all multiplication facts to 12 x 12 · Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000 and decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number · Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers · Compare numbers with the same number of decimal places up to 2 decimal places · Recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths or hundredths · Add and subtract with up to 4 decimal places using formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction · Divide a 1 or 2-digit number by 10 or 100 identifying the value of the digits in the answer as units, tenths and hundredths · Multiply 2-digit and 3-digit numbers by a 1-digit number using formal written layout · Solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in context and solve problems involving multiplication and division · Solve simple measures and money problems involving fractions and decimals to 2 decimal places · Compare and classify geometrical shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles, based on their properties and sizes · Know that angles are measured in degrees and identify acute and obtuse angles and compare and order angles up to two right angles by size · Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure in centimetres and metres · Read, write and convert between analogue and digital 12 and 24 hour clocks · Interpret and present discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical methods, including bar charts and time graphs

 

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