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Welcome to Year 6's page!

 

This half terms theme: World War 2

Welcome back Year 6 - I hope that you are all ready and eager to learn about the WW2.

English 

In English this half term we will be reading Letters from  Lighthouse. We will carry out a variety of written work from this book and other stories, which are based around WW2, such as: diary writing, letter writing, explanation text and information text. We will link in grammar and punctuation features such as: bullet points, subjunctive mood and the correct use of colons, semi-colons and hyphens.  

 Maths

In maths this half term we will look at shape, ratio and data handling. We will then begin revising all areas of maths, preparing ourselves for SAT’s.

We will continue to practice using all 4 methods of calculating.

Check out the websites below and challenge yourself to some additional learning.

Don't forget to play on Sumdog, Mathletics and TTrockstars.

How many facts do you know on this half terms knowledge organiser? 

Class Read

Our class read this half term is:  Letters From The Lighthouse.

A bomb blast...a chance encounter...her mother's coat. This is all Olive can remember about the day that her sister went missing. With London unsafe, Olive and her brother are evacuated to the Devonshire coast and end up staying with a mysterious lighthouse keeper.  

There Olive must solve a mystery of her own: a strange coded note which seems to link her sister to Devon and to something dark and very dangerous...

Curriculum

Theme

In theme this half term we will be learning about World War Two. We will look at how and why the war started and that role that Britain played in the war. We will then go on to look at what life was like for children during the war, focusing on evacuation and its pros and cons. 

Q- Where were evacuees sent and why? 

Science

As scientists we will learn to represent circuits using symbols in diagrams. We will get the opportunity to develop our understanding of what electricity is and how to measure it. As well as conducting our own investigation, we will get the opportunity to create our own torch!

Q- What would you like to investigate using electrical circuits?

R.E

In RE this half term we will be considering who Jesus was and is from our own point of view and from the views of others.

Q- Who do you think Jesus is and why?

Homework

Monday:- Grammar/ reading comprehension (due in Wednesday).

Wednesday: - Maths (due in Friday).

Friday: - Writing (due in Monday). 

This half terms learning log challenge and news letter