In maths a Year 4 child is expected to know:
- Read and write all numbers to 10,000
- Know place value of each digit in a 4-digit number
- Order a set of 4-digit numbers: greatest first, smallest first
- Count on and back from any number in 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 6s, 7s, 8s, 9s,10s, 25s, 50s, 100s and 1000s up to 10,000
- Round a number to the nearest 10 or 100
- Read and write negative numbers
- Count on and back in negative numbers
- Add a number of 4-digit numbers using formal methods
- Subtract 2, 4-digit numbers using formal methods
- Estimate the answer to additions with up to 3-digit numbers
- Estimate the answer to subtractions with up to 3-digit numbers
- Rapid Recall: All table facts up to 12x, including their inverses
- Multiply 2-digit and 3-digit numbers by a 1-digit number
- Divide 2-digit numbers by a 1-digit number
- Recognise and use factor pairs within 144
- Fractions: Identify and name equivalent fractions with the same denominator up to and including 12
- Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator (within 1 whole)
- Decimal Fractions: Order decimal fractions up to tenths and hundredths
- Multiply and divide decimal fractions by 10 and 100
- Recognise fractional value of decimal fractions
A year 4 mathematician
Number, place value, approximation and estimation/rounding
- I can count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1,000.
- I can order and compare numbers beyond 1,000.
- I can find 1,000 more or less than a given number.
- I recognise the place value of each digit in a 4-digit number.
- I can read Roman numerals to 100 and know that over time the numeral system changed to include the concept of zero and place value.
- I can identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations.
- I can round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1,000.
- I can count backwards through zero to include negative numbers.
- I can solve number and practical problems with the above (involving increasingly large numbers).
- I can add and subtract numbers with up to 4-digits using the formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction.
- I can estimate and use inverse operations to check answers in a calculation.
- I can solve addition and subtraction 2-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.
- I an recall multiplication and division facts up to 12x12.
- I can use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together three numbers.
- I recognise and use factor pairs and commutativity in mental calculations.
- I can multiply 2-digit numbers by a 1-digit number using formal written layout.
- I can solve problems involving multiplying and adding, including using the distributive law to multiply 2-digit numbers by 1-digit, integer scaling problems and harder correspondence problems such as n objects are connected to m objects.
Fractions, decimals and percentages
- I an count up and down in hundredths.
- I recognise that hundredths arise when dividing an object by a hundred and dividing tenths by ten.
- I recognise and show using diagrams, families of common equivalent fractions.
- I can add and subtract factions within the same denominator.
- I recognise and write decimal equivalents to 1/4, 1/2 and ¾.
- I recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths or hundredths.
- I can round decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number.
- I can compare numbers with the same number of decimal places up to 2 decimal places.
- I can find the effect of dividing a 1-digit or 2-digit number by 10 and 100, identifying the value of the digits in the answer as ones, tenths and hundredths.
- I can solve problems involving increasingly harder factions and fractions to divide quantities, including non-unit fractions where the answer is a whole number.
- I can solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions and decimals to 2 decimal places.
- I can compare different measures, including money in £ and p.
- I can estimate different measures, including money in £ and p.
- I can calculate different measures. Including money in £ and p.
- I can read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12 hour clocks.
- I can read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 24 hour clocks.
- I can solve problems involving converting from hours to minutes; minutes to seconds; years to months; weeks to days.
- I can convert between different units of measurements
- I can measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure in cm and m.
- I can find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares.
- I can calculate different measures
Geometry – properties of shapes
- I can compare and classify geometric shapes, including quadrilateral and triangles based on their properties and sizes.
- I can identify lines of symmetry in 2D shapes presented in different orientations.
- I can complete a simple symmetric figure with respect to a specific line of symmetry,
- I can identify acute and obtuse angles and compare and order angles up to two right angles by size.
Geometry – position and direction
- I can describe movements between positions as translations of a given unit to the left/right and up/down.
- I can describe positions on a 2D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant.
- I can plot specified points and draw sides to complete a given polygon.
- I can interpret and present discrete and continuous data using appropriate graphical methods, including bar charts and time graphs.
- I can solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in bar charts, pictograms, tables and other graphs.