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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


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.


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.


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

Revise the correct formation of all lower and uppercase letters.


Explore instructional texts and understand conventions and structure.


Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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