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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 7 HW

Welcome to Miss Wilson's Primary Seven Class!



Numeracy - April - June 2019

Mathematics & Numeracy – In this half term we will be studying:


  • Revision of all numerical operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Division with remainders as decimals
  • Addition and subtraction of fractions
  • Multiplication of fractions
  • Algebra – a symbol representing a number


  • Use formulae to find the volume of a 3D shape
  • Estimate, measure and calculate capacity, selecting most appropriate unit and measuring equipment.
  • Understand that measurement of capacity is continuous and selecting an appropriate degree of accuracy for different contexts.
  • Convert between all metric units of capacity, involving up to 2 d.p.

Shape and Space

  • Understand concept of rotational symmetry
  • Construct angles using a protractor to an accuracy of 2o .
  • Understand angle relationships associated with parallel lines.

Data Handling

  • Use numeric system to develop idea of chance based upon number of possible outcomes. E.g. chance of getting “heads” when spinning a coin: one flip, two possible outcomes - chances are 1 out of 2.


Mental Maths

  • Revision of all times tables

World Around Us - April - June 2019

World Around Us (Topic Work) -

Our topic this half term is The Victorians

Children will:

  • Children will complete a KWL grid on the Victorians
  • Using a range of library books find out why it is called Victorian Times and when it took place. (Take a walk through time and look at the main historical events)
  • Use pictures of different periods in British History (e.g. Iron Age, Vikings, romans etc) to make a timeline, to find out where the Victorians come in our history
  • Watch a video clip of the Young Queen Victoria and her coronation. Use photographs to find evidence about the coronation
  • Look at life in Victorian Times -
  • Children will be given the statement – True or False: ‘My life in 2016 is much better than a child in the Victorian Era’ – They will have to provide evidence, facts and information to support their argument using a range of sources.
  • We are going to investigate some of the inventions created during The Victorian Age.
  • Explore famous people and inventions dating from Victorian Times – ICT project linking inventors to inventions and produce a Powerpoint about Dr Barnados/ Florence Nightingale/ Vere Foster/ Margaret Byers (Work in groups and present to class)
  • Create a Victorian Art Display – children in groups will participate in creating different objects / aspects of a Victorian living room e.g table, wash basin set, wallpaper, curtains and fireplace.
  • Study the Work of William Morris – see Art planner
  • Victorian Times Project – research and gather information to produce a Victorian Scrapbook
  • Look at major events during the Victorian era that affected Ireland – The Potato Famine. Look at how life changed for people and immigration

Pretzel Play - Mindfulness Training


Literacy - April - June 2019

Language & Literacy – In this half term we will be studying:


  • Revision of all parts of speech
  • Compound and complex sentences
  • Understand how clauses can be manipulated to achieve different effects in complex sentences
  • Use active and passive verbs
  • Colons and semi-colons


  • Study how effective arguments are constructed in journalistic writing
  • Understand features of persuasive writing
  • \understand what makes a good speech, exploring structure and style
  • Write a speech on a subject they are interested in.
  • Take part in debates
  • Write challenging interview questions
  • Understand the features of explanatory texts
  • Create, organise, refine, and present ideas using traditional and digital means, combining text, graphics or sound e.g keynote or PowerPoint presentation
  • Make a short video of their speeches – use peer assessment to edit and improve the video

Planning and redrafting of a final writing piece will also be carried out by the pupils.


Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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