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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 6

Welcome to Mr Young's Primary Six Class!


Literacy - April - June 2019

Language & Literacy – During Term 3


  • Different spellings of the sounds: sion, t, c, z, j


  • Write personal metaphors for performance poetry
  • Understand the term ‘onomatopoeia’
  • Know and understand the term ‘preposition
  • Understand how to use apostrophes
  • Know and understand the use of prefixes
  • Know and understand how to use connectives
  • Use superlatives and irregular verbs


  • Persuasive writing to put or argue a point of view:
  • Know and understand the features of persuasive writing
  • Write a persuasive letter or speech

Choral and performance Poetry:

  • Write metaphors from original ideas.
  • Use personal metaphors in groups to create a class poem and performance.


  • Understand the techniques of persuasive language
  • Plan and manage a group task over time



Numeracy - April - June 2019

Mathematics & Numeracy – During Term 3

We will be learning to:


  • Find fractions of quantities
  • Percentages of quantities and costs
  • Fractions/percentages/decimals conversions
  • Review 4 operations


  • Convert between unit of length, weight and capacity and apply.
  • Timetables and durations

Shape &Space

  • Classify triangles
  • 3D shape properties and nets
  • Position and turning / 8 point compass

Data Handling

  • Find mean and range of a set of data
  • Probability of events

Mental Maths

  • Times tables and revision facts review
  • Word problems: percentages, temperature, sharing, time
  • Fractions and percentages of amounts

World Around Us - April - June 2019

World Around Us (Topic Work) -

Our topic this term is ‘Flight’. Through this topic we will be looking at flight in relation to birds, nature and powered flight.

  • Mark key events in the history of flight on a timeline.
  • Find out about the lives of people involved in flight in history.
  • Name and understand the four forces of flight.
  • Know that air pressure is all around us.
  • Know that nothing can start/stop moving, change direction/shape unless a force is acting on it.
  • Study different types of aircraft.
  • Recognise the characteristics of different birds.
  • Use atlases to find out where different birds live in the world.
  • Plot locations on a map to show where birds migrate.
  • Recognise the main stages in the lifecycle of a dandelion.
  • Observe birds and record in graph form.

Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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