Welcome to Year 6K!
Autumn 2 2018
After a fantastic Autumn 1 half term we are very excited about what lies ahead for the next half term.
The children have settled in well and are enjoying learning lots of new things. Please see below to find out all of our current topics for Autumn 2. Additionally, below, you will also find what topics we will be focusing on throughout the year and any special dates.
Class Teacher: Mr Keegan
Here's what we'll be learning next half term:
In the Autumn term we will be focusing on place value, the four operations and fractions, decimals and percentages. The children will be focusing on consolidating and building upon their previous mathematical knowledge. In class children will practicing their fluency, problem solving and reasoning skills.
It is vital that children know their times tables and practice their mental arithmetic.
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This half term we will be focusing on all things Shakespeare. The children will be immersing themselves in one of Shakespeare's most famous comedies- ' A Midsummer Night's Dream'. The children will be looking at the story version of this play as well as the script. They will be analysing the characters, plot and themes that are in the story and from this creating: character profiles, setting descriptions, a mini play script and a short story. The children will be building upon their reading skills, speaking and listening skills and developing their understanding and use of correct grammar and spelling use.
In R.E our topic is vocation and commitment. We will be focusing on commitment, what God calls us to do and what it means to be part of a family.
Key vocabulary we will be focusing on: Commitment, dedicated, vocation, Ordination, anointing, religious life, service, vows
Key Questions we will be exploring throughout this topic:
Our topic this half term will be all about the magnificent Mayans! Throughout this Topic we will be developing both our history and geography skills. We will explore this ancient civilisation and their traditions. We will be comparing the ancient world to the world we live in today and investigating their way of life.
In Science we will be investigating properties of materials. This will include-Separating Mixtures, irreversible reactions and heating and cooling.