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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 6 RH

Welcome to Miss Hall's Primary Six Class!


Literacy - November - December 2020

Language & Literacy – During Term 1

Talking & Listening

  • Speak clearly and coherently
  • Adapt behaviour and language to suit different situations and contexts.
  • Identify some aspects of talk which vary between formal and informal occasions.

Reading (At appropriately differentiated levels)

  • Engage in guided and shared reading sessions using both fiction & non-fiction texts.
  • Develop our literal and inference reading comprehension skills.

Writing (At appropriately differentiated levels)

Grammar & Punctuation

  • Verbs (past, present and future) and adverbs (to qualify dialogue verbs)
  • Understand the meanings and spellings of words using prefixes: auto, bi, trans, tele and circum.
  • Investigate word order and which words are essential to meaning.



  • Write scenes for a play applying conventions such as stage directions and conversations between characters.


  • Examine poems by significant authors and writing a poem using an author’s structure.

Numeracy - November - December 2020

Mathematics & Numeracy – During Term 1 we will be studying:


  • Add and subtract fractions with same denominator.
  • Understand tenths and 1 decimal place numbers.
  • Read and write 1 decimal place numbers.
  • Know the number before, after and between 1 decimal place numbers.
  • Find missing numbers in a sequence of 1 decimal place numbers (increasing and decreasing).


  • Calculate area.
  • Convert between 12 hour and 24 hour time.
  • Understand the concept of volume.

Handling Data

  • Interpret pie charts

Shape and Space

  • 2D shape – lines of symmetry.
  • Parallel and perpendicular lines.
  • Whole, half and quarter turns.

Mental Maths

  • Quick recall of multiplication and division facts.

World Around Us - November - December 2020

World Around Us (Topic Work) –

In November we will complete our learning on The Vikings.

Some of the activities we will be involved in are:

  • Explore the role of men, women and children.
  • Identify reasons for raiding or settling.
  • Investigate Viking beliefs and Gods. 

December: Christmas around the World

Some of the activities we will be involved in are:

  • Locate countries on a world map or atlas.
  • Explore Christmas traditions in a range of countries.
  • Research origins of Christmas cards, Christmas trees and decorations.
  • Plan and construct a Christmas card with a moving part.
  • Construct a sleigh and test how far it travels.  

Using ICT

Explore: Research Christmas traditions in different countries.

Evaluate: Discuss ICT work with teacher. Talk about any improvements or changes that could have been made.

Exhibit: Save work using an appropriate file name.

Exchange: Post comments about learning on Google Classroom.

Express: Create a digital Christmas card.


Contact Details

Dungannon Primary School,
Circular Rd,
County Tyrone,
BT71 6BE

T: 028 8772 2250


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