The Community School of Auchterarder

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P4M

Welcome to P4M

Abbie, Bayleigh, Ben, Courtney, Craig, Daisy, Eve, Isaac, James, Kenzie, Kieran, Layla, Lexie, Lucas, Maisie, Niamh, Olivia, Pippa, Rio, Rory C, Rory M, Rowan R, Rowan T, Wiktoria, and Will.

We will be using our Twitter page: @MissMcMorland to share pictures of our learning throughout the year.

Important dates:

Monday – PE

Tuesday - Library

Wednesday – Homework due

 Thursday – Mrs MacKay (9am-11.45am – covering a mixed selection of topics) and ICT

Friday – PE, Golden Time and Homework issued

 

During Term 3 (January-April) 2018 Primary 4’s topic will be Scotland and the Romans. Our learning across the curriculum will include the following:

Health and Wellbeing

  • To explore the ‘Bounce Back’ values of: Generosity and Sharing.
  • To contribute actively and be respectful towards others in group tasks.
  • To understand the importance of keeping myself safe around medicines.

 

Language and Literacy

  • To create a range of texts (i.e. Personal Dairies, Scottish Comic Strips and Factual Reports).
  • To find and use Scots language in my writing.
  • To take notes in a format which helps me create my own texts (i.e. bullet points or key words).
  • To summarise information and select a suitable way to share my learning with others.
  • To identify the main purpose of a text and comment on its effectiveness.
  • To begin to inference information from a text using clues from the passage to support my answer.
  • To continue to use feedback, read over and edit my work and check it makes sense.

 

Numeracy and Mathematics

  • To use my times tables knowledge to answer questions with increased speed and accuracy.
  • To use mental strategies to solve problems and begin to explain my thinking.
  • To understand the vocabulary associated with fractions.
  • To show how to split a whole number or object into equal parts (i.e. written as ½ of 16p = 8p or pictorially).
  • To compare fractions in different ways.
  • To read, show and categorise angles using the correct terms.
  • To apply knowledge of 12hr clocks to show, read and tell the time.

 

 

During Term 2 (October-December) 2017 Primary 4’s topic will be If Our World were a Village and Christmas. Our learning across the curriculum will include the following:

Health and Wellbeing

  • To explore the ‘Bounce Back’ values of: Honesty, Equality and Fairness.
  • To consider how my emotions and choice impact upon others.
  • To participate in PE respectfully and be inclusive of others.
  • To give others sensible suggestions about how to treat and look after others.

 

Language and Literacy

  • To create a range of texts using writing the key features of non-fiction texts (i.e. sub-headings, images or diagrams and factual information).
  • To find and use examples of persuasive language in my writing.
  • To read and listen for information from a range of texts (i.e. Newsround clips and posters).
  • To begin to use my own words when summarising information.
  • To identify the difference between facts and opinions.
  • To use feedback and ICT tools to improve my written work when re-drafting.
  • To answer questions about texts I have read using key words from the question to begin each answer.

Numeracy and Mathematics

  • To know my 2, 4, 5 and 10 times tables off by heart.
  • To develop an understanding of the commutative law and use this to solve problems.
  • To understand the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction and use this as a checking strategy.
  • To calculate totals to £5 and beyond using a combination of coins.
  • To work out the exact change needed when paying for items.
  • To understand and use the vocabulary associated with directional language (i.e. north and south, left and right).
  • To locate items on maps by following and giving instructions.