Year 4 revised the vocabulary for expressing opinion. They used: J’aime, Je n’aime pas, J’adore and Je deteste to express their opinions of different sports both verbally and written.
Year 4 revised sporting vocabulary,sang a song called: J’aime le sport!They then played guess the sport behind a picture of the French flag using the sentence structure, Je fais or Je joue, where appropriate. They then used a sentence scaffold to write their own sentences.
The children revised the numbers taught previously,then learnt the remainder of numbers to 100. They sang a song to practise their numbers, did a short quiz then learnt some maths vocabulary in French before using their knowledge of numbers to practise their timestables.
The children did a little more work with using the verbs jouer and faire, but this time, they focused on when to use du before the sport name and when to use de la.
The children found out about the names of different sports in French. They then used their prior knowledge of using J’aime and Je n’aime pas in sentences with the verbs jouer and faire. The learnt that it is rather tricky to remember that some sports use jouer – I like playing and others use faire – I like doing.
The topic this half term is, Vive le sport. The children will be learning the names of different sports and expressing opinions about those sports using, J’aime and Je n’aime pas. They will also be using the verbs jouer and faire, to play and to do respectively. They will practice using these verbs in sentences. They will also be writing their own sports diary, and making a poster about their favourite sports, which they will then present to the class
The children found out about how the French celebrate Easter. or Pâques. They then used a dictionary to translate Easter words to help them complete a word search.
During lockdown the children continued learning about numbers to 39 and revised colours. To finish off the Pocket money topic, they ordered a conversation one would have in a shop. The matched parts of the story of Sleeping Beauty and learnt the vocabulary related to the story.
Year 4 find out about all the euro notes and coins. They revised numbers to 39 and learnt how to use combien when asking how much a toy costs.
Year 4 revised numbers 1-20. Then learnt numbers from 21 to 39. They listened to and sang a numbers song. They were very good at guessing numbers that were mouthed to them. They then did a bit of maths, adding numbers in French and writing the correct sum.