Y6 Spring 1 2018

Y6 Spring 1 2018

Topic 3: Who Lives in a Place Like This? 

Our topic this term is a geography-led study of a European country. The children will:
* Find out where it is!
* Find out where it is in relation to the rest of Europe
* Learn how the physical environment affects the lives of the people who live there
* Compare the human and physical geography to other countries in Europe and to our own local environment
* Use a range of resources to draw conclusions and make suggestions about life there and how this might have changed over the years
* Consider the economic activity of the place and the importance of the local environment

English:
* Discrete teaching of grammar and punctuation
* Use of grammar and punctuation for effect within narrative writing
* Awareness of audience and writing to entertain
* Continued weekly spellings and application of spelling rules and patterns within writing
* Guided reading sessions focused on response and understanding of text
* Independent reading focused on positive attitudes to reading, reading stamina and exploration of a range of genres

Maths:
* Mental calculation strategies
* Converting units of measurement using decimal notation
* Ratio and proportion
* Expressing missing number problems algebraically
* Area, perimeter and volume problems
* Naming parts of a circle

Art: Pen and ink / water colour observational drawing

Music: Composition and performance - creating our own compositions, using notation to record these and percussion and tuned instruments to perform

PE:
Gymnastics - both classes on Wednesday afternoon
Netball - 6E on Monday afternoon and 6R on Friday afternoon