Welcome to Miss Knowles’ class - Year 6
Miss Knowles, Year 6, Autumn 1
Our topic this term is based on the book 'The Arrival' and 'The unforgotten coat'
How the curriculum will be covered
We will be studying two key text this term:
The Arrival and The Unforgotten Coat
From these texts we will be writing: diary entries, explanations, non-chronological reports, letters, character description and narratives.
We will focus on using our inference skills to deduce information from the text whilst studying Year 6 grammar objectives:
- Recap of Year 4 grammar
- Prefix and suffix rules
- Indicating degrees of possibility using adverbs or modal verbs.
- Use of commas
- Linking ideas across paragraphs using adverbials of time, place and number.
Using brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis.
We will be following the Power Maths scheme looking at:
- Place value withing 10,000,000
- The four operations and written methods (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing)
- Problem Solving
Times tables practise will be essential both in school and at home to help the children access the content in lessons with confidence.
In Science, we will be looking at animals including humans.
This topic will include:
The circulatory system
Functions of the heart, blood vessel and blood.
Recognise the impact of diet and exercise
Describe how nutrients and water are transported around the body.
This term we will be learning about the Mayans
We will be looking at:
What else was going on in the world?
Who were the Mayans?
Where did they originate?
What did they believe?
What was their legacy?
This term we will be looking at Islam, comparing core belief to those of our own. Embracing elements of culture across the curriculum.