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# Year 4 Block D: Calculating, measuring and understanding shape

You can use the learning objectives, prior learning, vocabulary and units within this block to help support your planning, teaching and assessment of children's learning.

The key themes of mathematics learning in this block are:

• Recalling, calculating mentally
• Deriving and recalling numbers facts from the 10 × 10 tables, multiplying and dividing by 10 or 100, finding 2-digit doubles
• Adding and subtracting pairs of two-digit numbers mentally
• Calculating, recording
• Developing written methods for adding and subtracting two-digit and three-digit numbers and £.p, multiplying and dividing TU by U, rounding remainders
• Measuring with standard metric units, reading from partly numbered scales
• Finding area and perimeters of rectangles
• Reading time using am, pm, 12-hour clock and finding time intervals
• Measuring turn, identifying position
• Measuring angles in degrees
• Identifying positions on a grid; reading compass points
• Solving problems
• Solving one-step and two-step word problems involving numbers, money, measures or time
• Using ICT
• ## Learning objectives

Use this table to help plan progression in children's learning. It identifies which objectives relate to each unit in Block D: Calculating, measuring and understanding shape. This is one of five blocks within Year 4 of the Primary Framework for mathematics.

• ## Prior learning

Use this checklist to review and help plan your teaching and children’s learning across Block D: Calculating, measuring and understanding shape. This is one of five blocks within Year 4 of the Primary Framework for mathematics.

• ## Vocabulary

Use this list to support your planning and children's developing use of mathematical language across Block D: Calculating, measuring and understanding shape. This is one of five blocks within Year 4 of the Primary Framework for mathematics.

• ## Unit 1 learning overview

Use this overview to inform your planning and help secure children's learning of the mathematics covered in Unit 1 of Block D: Calculating, measuring and understanding shape. This is one of five blocks within Year 4 of the Primary Framework for mathematics.

• ## Unit 2 learning overview

Use this overview to inform your planning and help secure children’s learning of the mathematics covered in Unit 2 of Block D: Calculating, measuring and understanding shape. This is one of five blocks within Year 4 of the Primary Framework for mathematics.

• ## Unit 3 learning overview

Use this overview to inform your planning and help secure children's learning of the mathematics covered in Unit 3 of Block D: Calculating, measuring and understanding shape. This is one of five blocks within Year 4 of the Primary Framework for mathematics.