Year 4 NonNegotiables
Reading  
Decoding
/Phonics 
apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (morphology and etymology), both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words that they meet 
Comprehension and Understanding 

Prediction, Inference and deduction
Intonation and expression 
Justify inferences with evidence, predicting what might happen from details stated or implied. 
Intonation and Expression  Use appropriate voices for characters within a story. 
Grammatical
Features 
Identify how sentence type can be changed by altering word order, tenses, adding/deleting words or amending punctuation. 
Research  Skims and scans to locate information and/or answer a question. 
Writing  
Sentence and text structure 

Spelling  proofread for spelling and punctuation errors 
Punctuation 

Paragraphing  Use connectives to link paragraphs. 
Handwriting  Legible, joined handwriting of consistent quality. 
Maths  
Counting and ordering  Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers
Compare and order numbers beyond 1000 Compare and order numbers with 2 decimal places Read Roman Numerals to 100 
Numbers and more/less  Find 1000 more/less from a given number 
Tables and multiples  Count in multiples of 7,9, 25 and 1000
Recall and use multiplication and division facts for all tables to 12×12. 
Bonds and facts  
Place value and rounding  Recognise place value of any 4 digit number
Round any number to the nearest 10, 100, 1000 Round decimals with 1 decimal point to the nearest whole number 
Calculations
(addition/ subtraction) 
Add and subtract: Numbers with up to 4 digits using efficient written method (column), numbers with up to 1 decimal point 
Calculations (division/ multiplication)  Multiply: 2 digit by 1 digit, 3 digit by 1 digit
Divide: 3 digit by 1 digit 
Fractions and
Percentages 
Count up/down in hundredths
Write equivalent fractions Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator 
Time  Read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12 and 24 hour clocks. 