Year 4 Term 4
Key Concepts – Number – Fractions and Decimals
Key Concepts –Topic- Position and direction
Translation – movement
X and Y axis
Common Misconceptions –Fractions and Decimals
Children are led to believe that the bigger the denominator, the bigger the part.
Children confuse the numerator and denominator when comparing and ordering fractions.
When children add fractions, they add both the numerator and denominator together
Children believe that when we divide by 10, 100 or 1000 we move the decimal place
Common Misconception – Position and Direction
That when you translate a shape you rotate the shape, but translation is only via straight lines, horizontally, vertically or diagonally.
That coordinates are given as (Y X)
That when you translate a shape, you change the size or orientation of a shape