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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 6 EB

Welcome to Mrs Bloomer's Primary 6 Class!

Numeracy - May - June 2021

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

Number

  • 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

Measures

  • Estimate, measure and calculate weight
  • Convert between all metric units of weight
  • Use formulae to find the volume of a 3D shape

Shape and Space

  • Investigating nets of 3D shapes
  • Revision of 2D shapes and their patterns

Data Handling

  • Read and interpret line graphs
  • Collect Data and display in graphical form
  • Answer questions about given data
  • Use numeric system to develop idea of chance based upon number of possible outcomes. 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

Literacy - May - June 2021

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

GRAMMAR

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

WRITING

  • Study how effective arguments are constructed in journalistic writing
  • Write a balanced report on a controversial issue
  • Take part in debates
  • 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
  • Writing related to class novel ‘Street Child’ – diary entry
  • Newspaper report
  • Writing about an event from a character’s point of view

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

World Around Us - May - June 2021

World Around Us (Topic Work) -

Our topic this half term is ‘Space‘  Children will:

  • In groups children will discuss and record what they know about Space and also what they want to find out.
  • Use a torch to investigate how the earth, moon and sun move around to create day and night and the seasons.
  • Using the internet to find out facts about the sun, moon and stars.
  • Investigate the phases of the moon
  • Find out about and investigate gravity – use different sized objects to create a fair test to see if larger objects fall quicker than smaller objects.
  • Learn the names of the planets and create mnemonics to help them remember the names. Explain that Pluto is no longer seen as a planet. http://www.ict4us.com/mnemonics/en_planets.htm
  • Find out about the history of space travel – using the internet and books.
 
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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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