Addition and Subtraction
Multiplication and Division
Convert between different units of measure
Estimate, compare and calculate different measures.
Read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12-hour and 24-hour clocks
Solve problems involving converting hours to minutes; minutes to seconds; years to months; weeks to days.
Model text: Zelda Claw (Suspense story)
Focus: Use of subordinating conjunctions and adverbials.
Class book to be shared: The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo
Discuss writing similar to that which they are planning to write in order to understand and learn from its structure, vocabulary and grammar.
Composing and rehearsing sentences orally (including dialogue), progressively building a varied and rich vocabulary and an increasing range of sentence structures
Organise paragraphs around a theme
Edit their writing by assessing the effectiveness of their own and others’ writing and suggesting improvements. Furthermore, proposing changes to grammar and vocabulary to improve consistency, including the accurate use of pronouns in sentences
Vocabulary, grammar & punctuation
Extending the range of sentences with more than one clause by using a wider range of conjunctions, including when, if, because, although
Choosing nouns or pronouns appropriately for clarity and cohesion and to avoid repetition
Using conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions to express time and cause
Using fronted adverbials and using commas to separate clauses
States of matter
Compare and group materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases
Observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C)
Identify the part played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle and associate the rate of evaporation with temperature.
Wiki sites and E-safety
Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; Identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact;
Use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content;
To use Wiki sites as a research tool;
To use Wiki sites effectively and responsibly to communicate ideas and findings.