Yr 6 – Mrs Palmer – Riber
PE will be Wednesday and Thursday afternoon. Please ensure your child has correct kit for indoor and outdoor PE. We will have Keep Fit daily in the mornings and a 10 minute brisk walk/jog 2 – 3 times per week in addition to PE.
Open Day – Celebrating DIVERSITY – parents welcome into class (pm) Thursday 19th October for children to showcase their learning. Further details to follow.
week beginning 4th Sept
|Apply their knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (morphology and etymology) both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words that they meet. Learn the grammar and grammatical terminology for Stage 6: formal and informal speech and writing, synonyms and antonyms||Read, write, order and compare numbers up to 10 000 000 and determine the value of each digit. Round any whole number to a required degree of accuracy.||X6|
week beginning 11th Sept
|Read and discuss an increasingly wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks. Use semi-colons, colons or dashes to mark boundaries between independent clauses and a colon to introduce a list.||Use negative numbers in context, and calculate intervals across zero. Solve number and practical problems that involve negative values.||X9|
week beginning 18th Sept
|Checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context. Asking questions to improve their understanding. Recognise vocabulary and structures that are appropriate for formal speech and writing, including subjunctive forms.||Multiply and divide numbers up to 4 digits by a 2-digit whole number using the formal written methods and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions, or by rounding.||X4|
week beginning 25th Sept
|Drawing inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence. Use passive verbs to affect the presentation of information in a sentence.||Identify common factors, common multiples and prime numbers. Use their knowledge of the order of operations to carry out calculations involving the four operations.||X7|
week beginning 2rd Oct
|Predicting what might happen from details stated and implied. Plan writing by: identifying the audience & purpose of the writing, selecting the appropriate form & using other similar writing as models for their own.||Solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.||X8|
week beginning 9th Oct
|Summarising the main ideas drawn from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas. Plan their writing by: noting and developing initial ideas, drawing on reading and research where necessary.||Interpret and construct pie charts and line graphs and use these to solve problems. Calculate and interpret the mean as an average.||X11|
week beginning 16th Oct
|Identifying how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning. Selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning.||Use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination.||X12|
Monday Spellings – Spellings will be given weekly and focus upon high frequency words from the National Curriculum. In Autumn Term 1 we will consolidate Y5 words and move into Y6 spellings during this term. Spellings are given out on Monday and tested on the following Monday. A record will be kept in your child’s diary showing test results. Daily Reading – Please continue to encourage your child to read at home. In your child’s diary there will be list of ideas for activities to develop reading skills – please encourage your child to read four times each week. We appreciate book reviews and recommendations, which will be displayed in class.
Monday Grammar Hammer – will be given weekly on Monday, to be returned any day during the week when completed – the following Monday at the latest. This is essential to support your child’s understanding and prepare for SATs next May (Y6 only). Friday Times Tables – Quick recall of times tables facts to 12×12 is essential in Y6. We will have daily practise in class. Each week the children will have a focus to learn and will be tested on Fridays. This will be recall of x facts and related division facts. Monday Maths Skills Check – will be given out weekly and supports learning in class. Prompt sheets are given to support maths homework. To be returned any day but following Monday at the latest.
Thank you for your support in ensuring your child fulfils their potential. Mrs S Palmer
School Closes on Thursday 19th October 2017 and re-opens on Monday 30th October 2017
- For our full school diary see 'our schools app' guidance available in the parents section.