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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 5/6 FK

Welcome to Mr Kelly's Primary 5/6 Class!


Literacy - May - June 2021

Language & Literacy – During Term 3

Talking & Listening

  • Talk about what they are learning.
  • Understand the techniques of persuasive language.
  • Become self-directed by working on their own or with a group.

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

  • Know and understand the term ‘metaphor’ and compare with similes.
  • Understand how the comma is used to embed phrases and clauses within sentences.
  • Know and understand the term ‘preposition’.
  • Understand and use apostrophe for contraction and possession.


  • Write metaphors from original ideas.
  • Write persuasively on an issue setting out and justifying a personal view.
  • Write from another character’s point of view.
  • Review and edit writing to produce a final form.

Numeracy - May - June 2021

Mathematics & Numeracy – During Term 3 we will be studying:


  • Demonstrate value of any 1 d.p. number.
  • Round 1 d.p. numbers to the nearest whole number.
  • Know equivalence of simple fractions.
  • Find fractions of quantities.
  • Recognise simple percentages and know their equivalent fractions.
  • Solve a range of multiplication and division problems.


  • Calculate volume.
  • Use a thermometer to measure temperature.
  • Apply knowledge of metric unites to real life contexts.

Handling Data

  • Interpret composite bar charts.
  • Extend range of vocabulary when describing likelihood of events.

Shape and Space

  • Classify triangles according to their particular properties.
  • Identify nets of 3D shapes.

Mental Maths

  • Quick recall of multiplication and division facts.
  • Mentally multiply any whole number by 10 and 100.

Find what must be added to a 1dp number to make the next whole number.

World Around Us - May - June 2021

World Around Us (Topic Work) –

 This term our topic is Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

Some of the activities we will be involved in are:

  • Find out where our waste goes.
  • Identify ways to reduce, reuse and recycle.
  • Investigate how long it takes items to decompose.
  • Compare and contrast Victorian and modern recycling.
  • Investigate pollution (land, air and water).
  • Explore how to reduce the amount of waste we produce.
  • Participate in gardening activities and explore importance of our natural environment.
  • Monitor our classroom waste.

Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250


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