Whitehawk County Junior School year 4
|Whitehawk County Junior School ~ year 4|
Credit:Diane Burnand and Colleagues
|To ask questions related to their work.
To use exploration and investigation to extend their scientific knowledge and use reference material to develop their ideas.
To relate what they have learnt to understand familiar phenomenon.To begin using appropriate language.
To express their findings in a variety of ways.
to understand and assess safety issues relating to the work they do.
From observations begin to draw conclusions.
To understand why things float or sink.
To describe rocks and soils for their appearance, texture and permeability.
To know about water treatment.
To investigate how to make water cleaner.
To know that solid particles of different sizes can be separated by sieving.
That some solids dissolve in water while others remain in suspensioneg. salt, sugar/sand, chalk.That insoluble solids can be separated from liquids by filtering. That dissolved solids can be recovered by evaporation.
That there is a limit to the mass of a solid that can be dissolved in a given amount of liquid and that this is known as saturation.
To understand the need for water to sustain life.
To know that plants need water as well as light and warmth to grow.
To know that water and nutrients are taken in through the roots of a plant. That its the roots that anchor the plant.
|To generate a design through discussion.
To use diagrams to aid planning.
To make a raft that floats.
To transfer their knowledge and use their knowledge of floating and sinking
To consider time and materials when doing the task.
To adapt ideas when problems arise.
To review work in conjunction with original plans.
To design a picture frame to reflect the theme of water.
To select appropriate materials, tools, and techniques.
To measure, mark out, cut and shape a range of materials. To use additional tools, equipment and techniques.
To learn how to join and combine materials accurately in permanent ways.
To adopt and modify designs.
|To use maps of White Hawk and surrounding area to give directions of their route to school and beach.
To learn and understand how grid references work.
To use grid references to locate features on an O.S. map.
To use a key to provide information about a map or plan.
To use appropriate geographical vocabulary to describe and investigate their findings.
To develop referencing skills using secondary sources e.g. pictures, photographs, aerial photographs, books, brochures and newspapers to gain information on Brighton and Shoreham.
|To reinforce pitch and rhythm.
To listen to the different sounds water makes.
Using percussion instruments compose a piece on rain.
To compose group water music.
To use notation to record ideas.
To use musical instruments creatively.
To comment on a range of music eg. Debussy/Handel.
To identify instruments in music listened to.
|To develop a positive self image.
To be confident in expressing their own ideas and feelings
To respond sensitively to others.
To understand how water is needed for health and hygiene.
To understand basic water safety.
|To compare and contrast a range of artists' work, photos and paintings (Monet, Turner)
To develop their use of appropriate language, tone, line and shade.
To draw out a critical and observational approach to 'reading' a picture. To explore techniques employed.
To draw together the work done on movement and the work we do on water.
To experiment with a range of tools and materials.
To use sketch books as a visual dictionary for experimentation and reference.
To represent artefacts from our seaside visits in 2D and 3D forms, selecting appropriate materials.