Welcome to Year 6 LearningKey information for children, parents and carers
Year 6 Curriculum Map
Year 6 Spellings
Test Homework is given out every Thursday and expected in your class tray on Tuesday. It is often posted on iMontpelier .
Year 6 Curriculum MapAutumn 1 Topic - World War 2
Building Learning Power:
Our learning muscles will be stretched this term as we focus on Making Links between different areas of the curriculum and using Questioning to challenge and extend our thinking. We will be Empathising with the people who lived through this era by Listening to different accounts of wartime life. Our Reasoning muscle will also be stretched by ensuring that we justify and support our responses in all areas of the curriculum.
Throughout these units, we will strive to accomplish our writing targets and produce quality writing that displays our understanding of sentence structure and punctuation. In particular, we will consolidate our understanding of how to use complex sentences effectively to enhance our writing and use different narrative techniques to engage our readers. Furthermore, we will revise common spelling rules and patterns.
They will learn to partition, order, and investigate numbers including negative numbers. This will then lead to the children to applying their knowledge of place value in the next unit: the four operations.
This unit allows the children to develop fluency with efficient columnar written methods for addition and subtraction, without and with exchanges. They will deepen their understanding of the columnar method for multiplication and develop an understanding of written methods for division.
Look around you, how many light sources can you find? At the end of this exciting topic, you will recognise and understand how light travels, understand how we see things and explain how shadows are cast!
Have you ever wondered what refraction is and how it is used every day? Are there any other questions that you have about light and shadows?
During this unit, you will have the opportunity to develop your understanding of light and to carry out scientific investigations. You can then present your findings as well as interesting facts to your class.
“Come and feast your tear dimmed eyes, on tomorrow’s clear blue skies.”- Vera Lynn.
Music has the power to influence one’s mood. What role did music play in WW2 in changing the morale of those affected?
Art & Design Technology
We also have our class assemblies and arts week coming up shortly too, so check the diary of events for dates.