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Welcome to Mrs Mc Evoy's

Primary 4 Pups

2021 and 2022


On this page you will find lots of important information about school and what's been going on in your child's class throughout the year.

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Welcome Back P4 Pups

Congratulations to the boys and girls who made their First Confession on Wednesday 9th March

Luana our new star of the week

A big Congratulations to our Speech Festival winners.

WW2 Book Creator work

Safer Internet Day

Clay Work


Excellent work on contractions

Numeracy; making halves and quarters

Road Safety Week

P4 Pups Say NO to Bullying

Super Time Work from the P4 Pups

Keeping busy in Primary 4

Look what our fantastic teachers did 🏆🏆🏆🏆



 Literacy: May 

Genre: adventure and mystery stories 

Children will;


Talking and listening

Speaking and listening; listen and respond to ideas about the main features of adventure and mystery stories




  • Know the terms adventure and mystery and understand them as a fiction genre
  • Significant features of the genre e.g. opening, build-up, atmosphere
  • The importance of point of view, distinguishing between 1st and 3rd person accounts
  • Credibility of events
  • Typical and settings
  • Plot a sequence of episodes modelled on a known story, as a plan for writing
  • Write openings to stories or chapters linked to or arising from reading; focus on language to create effects e.g. building tension, suspense, creating moods, setting scenes
  • Write a first person account e.g. write a characters own account of incident in story read



Sentence Level Work 

•       understand the differences between verbs in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd person, e.g. I/we do, you/you do, he/she/they, do/does, through:

•       noting the differences between the singular and plural persons;

•       discussing the purposes for which each can be used;

•       relating to different types of text, e.g. 1st person for diaries, personal letters, 2nd person for instructions, directions; 3rd person for narrative, recounts;

•       experimenting with transforming sentences and noting which words need to be changed.

•       understand and use the term ‘paragraph’ appropriately


Word Level Work

  • Develop further understanding of the spelling and meaning of prefixes e.g. mis, non, ex, co, anti
  • Use their knowledge of these prefixes to generate new words form root words e.g. lead/mislead, sense/nonsense and understand how they give clues to meaning e.g. extend, export, explode; mislead, mistake, misplace

Weekly Spelling and dictation check-up (Friday)


Numeracy: May

Mental Maths

Adding near doubles to 10

Reciting the 3 times tables

Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s forwards and backwards

Add and subtract multiples of 10 using 100 square

Mentally adding 9, 19, 29, 39 to any number, answers within 100

Add 11, 21, 31, 41 to a number using 100 square

Know number before, after and in-between within 999

Find missing number in a sequence (increasing and decreasing) within 999

Halving numbers

Dividing by 2


Number weeks

Develop a standard written method for vertical addition (with carrying)

Know what must be added to any 2 digit number to make the next multiple of 10

Understand the 3 times multiplication facts as repeated addition, and as arrays. Develop quick recall, using understanding of commutativity.

Understand how to divide by 2


Handling Data

Represent data by constructing and interpreting pictograms where the symbol represents more than one object


Shape & Space

Understand and use the concept of tessellation through practical activities.

Identify which 2D shapes will tessellate and which will not.

Use simple grid references to identify a particular square on a grid

Understand how to interpret and locate the coordinates on a grid




WAU new topic is Senses and Safety 

  • Understand that there are numerous people in the community that help us.
  • Children will be introduced to the 5 different senses.
  • Children will investigate what they can hear.
  • Children will recognise specific points of an eye.
  • How we grow move and use our senses 
  • About the properties of everyday materials and their uses
  • The purposes of different buildings and features in the locality 
    • How we grow, move and use our senses 
    • The basic needs for animals and plants for survival
  • How we grow, move and use our senses 
  • The basic needs for animals and plants for survival 
  • How we grow, move and use our senses 
  • The basic needs for animals and plants for survival