Sowerby Village CE (VC) Primary School

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Jupiter

 

 This half term,  Jupiter will be learning the following skills. If you have any questions about the following information, do no hesitate to contact Mr Robinson. 

Numeracy

Year 3 objectives to be covered

  • Count from 0 in multiples of 4, 8, 50 and 100.
  • Find 10 or 100 more or less than a given number.
  • Recognise the place value of each digit in a three-digit number (hundreds, tens, ones).
  • Compare and order numbers up to 1000.
  • Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations.
  • Read and write numbers up to 1000 in numerals and in words.
  • Solve number problems and practical problems involving working with and estimating numbers up to 1000 in a variety of units.

Year 4 Objectives to be covered

  • Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000
  • Find 1000 more or less than a given number.
  • Recognise the place value of each digit in a four-digit number (thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones).
  • Order and compare numbers beyond 1000.
  • Identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations.
  • Round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000.
  • Solve number and practical problems that involve all the above and with increasingly large positive numbers.
  • Read Roman numerals to 100 (I to C) and know that over time, the numeral system changed to include the concept of zero and place value.

 

We will learn how to:

Literacy – This half term we will be basing our work around the book ‘The time travelling cat and the the Egyptian Goddess' by Juilia Jarman

We will learn:

  • Children will recap basic punctuation skills learnt in Key Stage 1. 
  • Children will learn how to use expanded noun phrases. 
  • Children will learn about determiners and what they are used for. 
  • Children will learn about the different world classes used by writers.
  • Children will learn how to write non-chronological reports.  
  • Children will learn how to describe characters. 

 

Science – Forces and Magnets

We will learn to:

  • Compare how things move on different surfaces.
  • Notice that some forces need contact between two objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance.
  • Observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others.
  • Predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which poles are facing.
  • Describe magnets as having two poles.
  • Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet and identify some magnetic materials.

 

Topic

This half term our question will be:

How did the Ancient Egyptians build the pyramids?

 

  1. What are Hieroglyphics?

 

  1. Where is Egypt located in the world?

 

  1. What was special about ancient Egyptian burials?

 

  1. Who was Tutankhamun?

 

  1. How did the Egyptians draw water from the Nile?

 

  1. How did the Egyptians make bread?

 

  1. How did the Egyptians choose their Gods?

 

 

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