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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 5/6 FK

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

 

Literacy - January - February 2022

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

Writing Units

Fiction: Based on the book The Lost Happy Endings by Carol Ann Hardy

Understand the term ‘genre’ and know there is a range of genre within fiction.

Know the main features of fantasy stories.

Write own ending to a fantasy story.

Organise writing into paragraphs.

Use adjectives in writing to add more detail.

 

Non-Fiction:

Prepare for factual research

Carry out own research using the Internet on a given topic.

Scan texts to locate key words, phrases and facts.

Record researched facts and information in an appropriate way.

Sentence Level Work

Revise nouns and adjectives.

Compare adjectives on a scale of intensity.

Understand how the apostrophe is used to show possession.

Explore conjunctions in sentences.

Word Level

Explore alternative words for ’nice’.

Understand gender words e.g. king/queen, fox/vixen

Understand that vocabulary changes over time e.g. frock, wireless etc.

Extend understanding of prefixes.

 

**Parents are reminded that individual pupil needs are catered for through differentiation, and/or increased adult support therefore your child’s work will be tailored to suit his/her educational needs.  For revision purposes, some of the topics listed above may appear again during this academic year.**

World Around Us - January - February 2022

World Around Us (Topic Work) -

Our Science, Geography and History activities will be based on the topic of Ancient Egypt.

These are some of the activities we will be involved in:

  • Map work – where is Egypt?
  • River Nile and the Water Cycle
  • Hieroglyphics
  • Egyptian homes
  • Egyptian clothing
  • Pyramids
  • Mummification
  • Exploring the main organs of the body and carrying out a series of science experiments.

ICT

We will be creating a short film in Literacy connected to the book The Lost Happy Endings by Carol Ann Hardy.  We will use iMovie and Green Screen by Do Ink.

 
 
 
 
 

Reading Certificates

 
 
 

Numeracy - January - February 2022

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

 

Number

Order, round and understand the value of numbers within 99999.

Know the use of zero as a place holder.

Develop a standard written method for vertical addition (no carrying, then with carrying), and subtraction (no exchange, then with exchange),  of Th H T U estimating the answer before calculating.

Mentally add/subtract 100 to/from multiples of 100 within 1000.

Mentally add/subtract multiples of 100 to/from multiples of 100 within 1000.

Mentally find what must be added/subtracted to/from multiples of 100 to make 1000.

Mentally add/subtract a single digit to/from a 2 digit number, bridging the 10.

(34+7, 43-8)

Mentally add/subtract two 2 digit numbers within 100, without bridging 10.

Use written multiplication methods to multiply a 2 digit number by 2, 3, 4, 5.

Understand the 6 and 8 times multiplication facts as repeated addition, and as arrays. Develop quick recall, using understanding of commutativity, and knowledge of 3 and 4 times facts. Derive corresponding division facts, using understanding of inverse relationship.

Multiply any whole number by 100, answers within 9999, using concept that digits move two places to the left, as the value of each digit becomes 10 times larger.

 

Measures

Find perimeter of simple shapes, by finding total of lengths of sides.

Estimate and measure irregular areas in cm2 by counting whole, half and part squares.

Consolidate reading the time at 5 minute intervals. Explore monthly calendars

 

Shape &Space

Identify the properties of 3-D shapes.

Investigate nets of cubes and cuboids by opening up boxes.

Reflect a shape or design using one line of symmetry (horizontal, vertical or diagonal).

Sort, name, recognise and describe 3D shapes, using number of faces, number and length of edges, number of vertices.

 

**Parents are reminded that individual pupil needs are catered for through differentiation, and/or increased adult support therefore your child’s work will be tailored to suit his/her educational needs.  For revision purposes, some of the topics listed above may appear again during this academic year.**

 
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Contact Details

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

T: 028 8772 2250

E: dthompson618@c2kni.net

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