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Yr 6 – Mrs Palmer – Riber

          

Year 6 Newsletter Autumn Term 1 2017 Mrs Palmer        

Please encourage your child to investigate our historical WW1 topic.  Homework ideas for this term are shown below and children will have an opportunity to share their homework with the class on Friday afternoons.  Small prizes will be awarded at the end of term for creative work.
Week 1

week beginning 4th Sept

Research the events leading to World War 1 and make a report to present to the class.

The book we will be reading is Warhorse by Michael Morpurgo.

Report
Week 2 

week beginning 11th Sept

Find out about Lord Kitchener and how soldiers were recruited to go to war and make your own poster and caption.

The book we will be reading is Warhorse by Michael Morpurgo.

Poster
Week 3 

week beginning 18th Sept

Postcards from the battlefront – investigate and make your own postcard to your family.

The book we will be reading is Macbeth by William Shakespeare.

Postcard
Week 4 

week beginning 25th Sept

Find out about The Christmas Truce create a recount.

The book we will be reading is Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Recount
Week 5 

week beginning 2rd Oct

Life in the trenches – write a short diary extract from the trenches.

We will be reading non-fiction information text to broaden our understanding of the events of WW1.

Diary
Week 6 

week beginning 9th Oct

The Red Baron and Battles in the Air – create a piece of artwork or labelled diagram to show famous battles, aircraft or war machinery.

The books we will be reading are non-fiction facts about zeppelins, aircraft and other war machinery.

Artwork
Week 7 

week beginning 16th Oct

Animals used in Warfare. Find out about the animals and write an information/explanation text.

The book we will be reading is Sergeant Stubby by Ann Bausum.

Information Text

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.

 

  Literacy Maths Times Tables
Week 1

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 2 

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 3 

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 4 

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 5 

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 6 

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 7 

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

Spelling Programme Yr 6 Stage 6

Y6 Maths Prompt Sheet

 

 

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