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Languages, Literacy and Communication

 

 

In Languages, Literacy and Communication, your child will learn about languages. They’ll understand and use Welsh, English and other languages. They’ll study and create literature, and communicate in spoken, written or visual ways. This could include poetry, drama and film.

 

ENGLISH

In Year 4 the children will look at the following genres: 

Fantasy story writing

Newspaper writing

Poetry

Descriptive writing 

Adverts 

Persuasive Writing 

Playscripts 

Non-Chronological Report 

Recount 

Moral Stories 

 

Children in Year 4 take part in handwriting sessions for 15 minutes three times a week. We are focusing on:

  • Letter formation 
  • Tall letters 
  • Small letters 
  • Long letters 
  • Joins 

 

Children in Year 4 take part in Spelling sessions for 15 minutes three times a week. We are focusing on:

  • High frequency words 
  • Spelling strategies

 

Please have a look at the following resources to help improve reading and spelling

  • Spelling - Top 200 HFW
  • Reading books

 

 

 

WELSH

 

In year 3 we use Welsh everyday.  The children have daily practise with our year 3 placemat as well as engaging Welsh activities throughout the week.  These encourage the children to use their Oracy skills as well as reading and writing. 

 

 

 

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