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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 4

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Literacy - January - February 2019

Language & LiteracyDuring January and February:

We will be learning to:

Grammar & Punctuation:

  • Use speech marks
  • Use commas to separate items in a list.
  • Develop descriptive language for precision, clarity and impact
  • Identify adjectives and use them to enhance our writing.
  • Explore the use of past tense.

Phonics/ Spelling:

  • Form plurals of nouns ending in “y”
  • Extend our knowledge the same phoneme (sound) can be represented in a variety of ways.


  • Non-chronological reports
  • Fables


  • As well as Guided Reading the children will develop their skills by participating in the Accelerated Reader programme.

World Around Us - January - February 2019

World Around Us – “Birds”


  • Observe and record weather daily using simple symbols.
  • Observe seasonal changes in the landscape e.g. trees or animals.

(Map Work)

  • Understand the use of directions in simple journeys including N, S, E and W.
  • Represent simple journeys on a map e.g. to and from destinations local and further afield.
  • Observe seasonal changes in the landscape e.g. trees or animals.
  • Represent objects in position on a plan.


  • Investigate the impact of an invention on people’s lives e.g. the wheel, bicycle, car, aeroplane etc.

Science and Technology

  • Know about some animals including how they grow, move and use their senses.
  • Understand that we are responsible for caring about our environment.



Numeracy - January - February 2019

Mathematics & Numeracy – During January and February:

We will be learning to:


  • Develop place value and application of number to 1000.
  • Continue to develop the concept of multiplication and division through practical activities.
  • Understand fraction notation (numerator and denominator)
  • Carry out shopping activities calculating totals and change within £1.

Data Handling

  • Collect, represent and interpret data using frequency tables and bar charts.


  • Estimate and measure using kg and grams.
  • Estimate and measure using the metre as a standard unit.
  • Know that there are 24 hours in one day, a.m. = 12 hours and p.m. = 12 hours.
  • Know that there are 60 minutes in 1 hour, 30 minutes in half hour and 15 minutes in quarter hour.

Shape & Space:

  • Understand and use “clockwise” and “anti-clockwise” to describe turns.
  • Understand ad use the term “right angle” to describe turns.
  • Understand and use “quarter turn”, ½ and ¾ turn.

Contact Details

Dungannon Primary School,
Circular Rd,
County Tyrone,
BT71 6BE

T: 028 8772 2250


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