Y4 Spring 2 2019

Y4 Spring 2 2019

Topic 4:  Italia!

For the second part of the Spring term, we’ll be learning about Italy. This will cover the following areas:
• Geography of Europe (Countries and capital cities)
• Focus on Italy
• Regions
• Mountains
• Rivers

English: We will be turning our descriptive writing into a performance poem.
The Y4 Spelling page on the website has our spelling lists for Spring 2.

Maths: We will continue to work on our arithmetic of using all four number operations, learning how to use formal methods as well as more efficient, mental methods. We will work in blocks focusing on fractions and decimals. Remember, there is a Year 4 Times Tables Check after Easter. It is expected that all children will know their times tables up to and including 12x12 by the end of Year 4. Children will be given 25 questions and six seconds will be allowed for each question.

Geography: We will learn about the Physical geography of Europe, Italy and its regions.

IT:  We will look at Digital literacy through writing emails and focus on control and programming through our use of Flowol.

Art: We will be inspired by the work of famous Italian artists.

DT: Cooking – making pizzas!

RE: We will be focusing on Hindu temples.

PE: Indoor PE will be gymnastics. Outdoor games will be Netball.