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Year 4 English

Year 4 English Curriculum

 

Aspect of English

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Talk for writing

 

 

Writing intention

 

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to inform (non-fiction)

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to inform (non-fiction)

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to inform (non-fiction)

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to inform (non-fiction)

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to inform (non-fiction)

Writing to entertain (narrative)

Writing to inform (non-fiction)

Text type

 

Tale of fear

Instructions

Adventure tale

Autobiographical writing

Warning tale

Non chronological report

Beating the monster

Persuasion

Adventure story

Explanation

Tale of Fear

Non-chronological report

Writing model

The Nightmare man

What to do if you meet an alien

Adventure at Sandy Cove

The Wolf’s autobiographical account

The canal

Catastrophes

Theseus and the Minotaur

Dragons must go

Cut off at the beach

The lifecycle of the Mayfly

Zelda Claw and the Rain Cat

The Encyclopaedia of nasty creatures

Toolkit

Suspense

Telling the reader how to do something

Action

Telling the reader about a person

Dialogue

Telling the reader about a topic

Setting description

Make the reader think or act

Suspense

Telling the reader how something works

Creating suspense

Telling the reader about a topic

Grammar, punctuation and spelling

Word classes

Nouns

Adjectives

 

Verb tenses

Standard verb inflections instead of spoken forms

 

Sentence structure

Expanded noun phrases

Single clause sentences

 

Punctuation

Commas to mark a clauses / phrases

 

Spelling

Rule 19: eigh, ei , ey

Rule 21: possessive apostrophe for plurals

Rule 21: homophones and near homophones

 

Word classes

Noun phrases

 

Sentence structure

Fronted adverbials

 

Punctuation

Commas after fronted adverbials

 

Spelling

Rule 22: homophones and near homophones
Rule 23: homophones and near homophones

Rule 24: homophones and near homophones

Word classes

Coordinating conjunctions

 

Verb tenses

Progressive present

 

Sentence structure

Multi clause coordinated sentences

 

Sentence types

Statement

Command

 

Punctuation

Inverted commas for direct speech

 

Spelling

Rule 25: word list a to bi

Rule 26: word list br to ce

Rule 27: word list ci to ea

 

Word classes

Pronouns

 

Verb tenses

Progressive past

 

Sentence structure

Fronted adverbials

 

Punctuation

Apostrophes for plural possession

 

Spelling

Rule 28: word list ei to fe
Rule 29: word list to fo to h

Rule 30: word list I to ma

Word classes

Subordinating conjunctions

 

Verb tenses

Progressive present

 

Sentence types

Question

Exclamation

 

Punctuation

Commas to mark a clauses / phrases

 

Spelling

Rule 31: word list me to op

Rule 32: word list or to pre

Rule 33:  word list pro to sen

Word classes

Determiners

 

Verb tenses

Progressive past

 

Sentence structure

Multi clause subordinated sentences

 

Punctuation

Inverted commas for direct speech

 

Spelling

Rule 34: word list sep to su
Rule 35: word list t to w

Rule 36: word list