WITH MISS STUBBS AND MRS READER
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.
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.
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