Curriculum: Autumn Term 2017
- Read, write and compare 6-digit numbers and know what each digit represents
- Read, write and compare 1-, 2- and 3-place decimal numbers
- Multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000
- Round decimals to nearest tenth and whole number and place on a number line
- Convert decimals (up to 3 places) to fractions and vice-versa
- Use mental addition strategies to solve additions including decimal numbers
- Use column addition to add 5-digit numbers, decimal numbers and amounts of money
- Solve problems involving number up to 3 decimal places, choose an appropriate method to solve decimal addition
- Find missing lengths and angles
- Understand how brackets can be used in calculation problems
- Use knowledge of the order of operations to carry out calculations involving the four operations, solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems using knowledge of the order of operations
- Convert between metric units; revise reading the 24-hour clock and convert 12-hour times to 24-hour
- Read and write Roman numerals
- Find time intervals using the 24-hour clock
- Use mental addition and column subtraction to solve subtractions of amounts of money and word problems
- Use mathematical reasoning to investigate
- Use mental multiplication strategies to multiply by numbers such as 4, 8, 5, 25, 19, 29 and 99
- Revise using short multiplication to multiply 4-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers and use this to multiply amounts of money
Powerful Language: In this unit, the children will explore a range of poems about the natural world by Ted Hughes. They reinforce comprehension strategies to answer questions or puzzles in the poems. They explore similes, metaphors and personification in the poems, writing their own free verse, nature poems based on close observation. In the final writing task, they write their own poems about the seasons drawing on whole class work and use feedback to edit and improve their poems.
Non-Fiction: In this unit, the children explore the Big Question: Which animal makes the toughest migration? They read the interactive eBook, using the skills of skimming and scanning to find answers to question and using the organisational features of the eBook to find information. They revise and develop using relative clauses to present information clearly. In their writing task, children plan and write a chronological report about a specific animal migration.
In PE, we are learning:
Tennis: This tennis unit provides the basic skills of tennis. Competition is not the main focus of the course, rather skill acquisition. Children will learn the name of the lines on a tennis court. They will also learn fundamental movement combinations such as run/catch; catch/throw and dribble pass. Children will follows rules and safety procedures while participating in a variety of physical activities.
Ice-skating: This ice-skating unit is about basic skills of ice-skating. Children will also learn the rules and safety procedures while doing so.
Felt Phone Cases unit – the class will learn about how to write their own design criteria. They will design products with the user in mind thinking about aesthetics and functionality. Annotated designs will be used to communicate ideas as well as step by step plans. Children will learn how to make a paper template and how to sew a running stitch, backstitch, whip stitch and blanket stitch. Finally, when they have made their felt phone case, children will learn how to write a detailed evaluation.
In this term, pupils will learn about the capabilities of the smart phones and think of a problem that a smart phone or tablet or tablet app could solve in order to pitch the idea for their new app to the class.
- Quran Recitation
- Practising Tajweed rules
- Implementing Tajweed rules
- Group reading
- Second half of Juz 30
Duas Grade 6 duas
Surah Yaseen, Surah Mulk, Surah Rahman, Surah Waaqiah