WITH MISS STUBBS AND MRS READER
Year 6 Class for 17-18
TOPICS FOR AUTUMN 1
English: Author Focus - Anne Fine Goggle-Eyes
In English we will be focusing on the book Goggle-eyes by Anne Fine.
Through this topic we will cover learning in the following areas:
- use of inference and deduction
- fact and opinion
- persuasive writing
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.
All children must know multiplication and division facts up to 12 x 12.
This half term we will be focusing on:
- place value up to 10,000 000
- negative numbers
- rounding numbers
- written methods for the four operations
Science: The Circulatory System
RE: The story of the people of God
History: Crime and Punishment
PE: Football and Netball.
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