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                                                                  Year 6 Class for 17-18

         

                            TOPICS FOR AUTUMN 2                                                           

                                       

                                                                            English: Non-Fiction Focus - Pompeii

       In English we will be focusing on report writing based on Mount Vesuvius in Pompeii and  other volcanoes around the world . 

           Through this topic we will cover learning in the following areas:

 

  • retrieving relevant  information  from a text
  • drawing out the key ideas and facts  
  • writing an information leaflet
  • identifying the characteristics of non-chronological reports

  • planning a non-chronological report
  • writing a non-chronological report

Glossary of some useful Grammar Terms:

 Adjective - A word that describes a noun, e.g. a slow snail                                   

 Adverb - A word that describes a verb, an adjective or other adverbs.                    

 Adverbial - A group of words that behaves like an adverb. 

 Antonyms - Words that mean the opposite, e.g loud and quiet.

 Clause - Part of a sentence that contains a subject and a verb. 

 Conjunction - A word or phrase that joins two parts of a sentence. 

 Main clause - A clause that makes sense on its own. 

 e.g. We play outside when it is not raining. 

 Noun - A word that names something

 Object - The part of the sentence having something done to it. 

 Pronoun - A word used to replace a noun, e.g. it, we, you.

 Subject - The person or thing doing the verb. 

 Subordinate Clause - A clause that doesn't make sense on its own. 

 e.g. We play outside when it's not raining. 

 Synonyms - Words that mean the same, e.g. large and big.

 Verb - A doing or being word, e.g. sit, practise, remember, is. 

 

        Maths: 

  All children must know multiplication and division facts up to 12 x 12.

   This half term we will be focusing on: 

  • fractions, decimals and percentages
  • written calculations 
  • shape, data and measures 
  • co-ordinates and translating shapes

        A copy of the school calculation policy is available upon request. Please ask at the office.  

Science: The Circulatory System  

RE: The story of the people of God   

History: Crime and Punishment   

ICT: E-Safety and Computer Coding 

PE: Football and Netball.

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REMINDER   

Homework - Spellings given on a Monday to learn for a test the following Monday.

                Daily 10 minute Maths Homework.  

                Grammar/English Homework given on a Thursday or Friday to be completed for the following Tuesday.

                 Reading children should be reading every night. Please sign the planner to show your child has read.

                          

 

Websites to help with Homework

Useful School website

Lot's of links to support with revision

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Useful Revision Tool

Topics for numeracy and grammar

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BBC Bitesize

Always a good revision site

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Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation Vocabulary

National Curriculum vocabulary document with definition

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Maths Vocabulary- Early Years to Year 6

Vocabulary taught year by year

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Active Learn

Active Learn website for children's homework

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Compare 4 Kids

Some free practise tests available to download

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