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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 4 PMcK

Welcome to Mrs McKane's Primary Four Class!

 

 

 

Numeracy - September - October 2021

Mathematics & Numeracy – During Term 1

Number

Revise 100 square – explore and sequence numbers to 100 and extend up to 500, read & write any number up to 100, extending up to 500 and be secure with the terms before/ after/ between.

Revise odd/even numbers up to 100

Add/ subtract ten, a multiple of 10 to any number using a 100 grid and explain the number pattern.

Continue to use knowledge of place value to develop a practical method for vertical addition of TU (with exchange)

Revise coins up to £1

Carry out shopping activities finding totals within £1.

Measures

Estimate and measure using the metre as a standard unit.

Revise days of the week and months of the year.

Revise o’clock, ½ past and ¼ past the hour.

Begin to consider a.m. and p.m.

Handling Data

Consider issues which require collecting data.

Use tallying methods (i.e. bar gate convention to represent groups of 5:

Collect data in the context of a survey (e.g. a traffic survey)

Shape and Space

Revise 2D shape names and their properties

Recognise and use mathematical names for 3D shapes

Mental Maths

Revise counting in steps of 1, 2, 5 & 10 from a given number within 100, extending to 200.

Know all single digit addition and subtraction facts with quick recall. [This is extremely important.]

World Around Us - September - October 2021

WAU – Journeys

 

Some of the activities we will be involved in are:

· Identify, sort and classify transport

· Make a simple timeline linked to transport.

· Data handling- How do we travel to school?

· Talk about the importance of road safety – Carry out egg experiment to show the importance of a bike helmet.

· Writing a recount of a summer journey.

· Exploring forces such as pull/pushes. Investigate how far a car will travel using a ramp.

· Using junk material make a car that moves.

· Creating pictures of transport using paint in ICT.

· Sequence the journey of a product.

· Program beebot to send him on a journey.

· Design a boat to carry a cargo.

· Space travel- Find out the first space journey. Make a rocket.

P4 Visit to Parkanaur

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Literacy - September - October 2021

Language & Literacy – During Term 1

 

Talking & Listening

Listen and respond to others in whole class/small group discussions; follow up on others’ points

Speak clearly and coherently to a range of audiences

Reading (At appropriately differentiated levels)

Engage in guided and shared reading sessions using both fiction & non-fiction texts.

Develop our literal reading comprehension skills.

Writing (At appropriately differentiated levels)

Sentence Construction & Punctuation:

Revise the need to demarcate the end of a sentence with a full stop and the start of a new one with a capital/ uppercase letter.

Investigate the use of question marks and exclamation marks in reading and writing.

Grammatical Awareness:

Use the term “verb” correctly.

Use verb tenses with increasing accuracy in speaking & writing: see/saw, go/went etc.

Phonics & Spelling [building on & extending P3 work]:

Revise the fact that two letters can represent one sound [e.g. sh, ch, th, ng, ck, wh, qu]

Know that the same phoneme (sound) can be represented in more than one way e.g. go, grow, float, note.

Handwriting:

Learn the new formation of the letters “f” and “k”

Revise the correct formation of all lower and uppercase letters.

Writing:

Explore instructional texts and understand conventions and structure.

 
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Contact Details

Dungannon Primary School,
Circular Rd,
Dungannon,
County Tyrone,
BT71 6BE

T: 028 8772 2250

E: dthompson618@c2kni.net

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