Welcome to Year 6! 

Teacher: Miss Stewart and Miss Oliver
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Moreton and Mr Buttery

Summer Term 2 Objectives

Year: 6      Date: June 2021

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.

MATHS

Maths

 

 

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Objectives:

 

 

- to read, write, round and order numbers up to 1,000,000 and determine the value of each digit.
- to add/subtract negative numbers.
- to recognise and describe number relationships including multiples, factors, prime and square.
- to use efficient methods to add and subtract.
- to multiply and divide numbers up to 4 digits by a 2-digit whole number using formal written methods.
- Mean, Median, Mode, Range
- to calculate and interpret the mean as an average.

 

My Maths target is: 

To multiply and divide any number, including decimals by 10, 100 and 1000.


ENGLISH

 

 

Our text this half term is going to be ‘The Highwayman’ by Alfred Noyes.

 

 

 

 

In our English lessons, we are going to be:

 

 

  • Reading the story together.
  • Learning new words and their meanings to widen our vocabulary.
  • Retrieving and inferring information.
  • Analysing a character.
  • Writing a newspaper report.
  • Using direct speech.
  • Using reported speech.
  • Learning to use the subjunctive form.
  • Learning to use parenthesis in a newspaper.

 

 
Other useful information for this term:

 

Music for Y6 is on Tuesdays so please remember to bring your instruments.
Correct PE kit needs to be in school on Fridays. Black or navy tracksuits are needed for PE during the autumn months. Please make sure that long hair is tied back and earrings have been removed.

 

Discovery Quest Topic



Topic Question: What is the relationship between geographical features and tourism?  


  • Creating a holiday brochure, identifying human and physical characteristics of locations.

I use a range of geographical resources to give detailed descriptions and opinions of the characteristics features of a location.

I can name and locate some of the countries and cities of the world and identify human and physical characteristics, including hills, mountains, rivers, key features and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time.

 

  • Becoming travel agents. Looking at the differences in geographical features of different countries.

I understand some of the reasons for geographical similarities and differences between countries.

 

  • Learning about how tourisms affects local areas.

I can describe and understand key aspects of: human geography: settlements, land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water supplies.

 

  • Researching an area of significant historical value and marketing it as a tourist attraction.

I can collect and analyse statistics and other information in order to draw clear conclusions about locations.

I understand some of the reasons for geographical similarities and differences between countries.

 

  • Thinking about how a site of historical interest can be used for tourism.

         

What will the children learn?

What will they do?

New Vocabulary

WB 7th June

Stunning Start

Knowledge Harvest

A1 I use a range of geographical resources to give detailed descriptions and opinions of the characteristics features of a location.

Stunning start: use i-pads and explore ‘Epic-Citadel’ 

Chn create a holiday brochure/rough guide.

**bring in example guides

KWL What types of holiday can you go on?

What makes a good tourist attraction?

Are all tourists the same? How are they different?

 

Attraction

brochure

WB 14th June

L.Q. What are differences in geographical features of different countries?

Chn become travel agents – given different character profiles for fictional tourists.

Chn use holiday brochures, Google Earth on i-pads, and books from the library to choose a holiday to suit each. Must explain choices. 

D1 I understand some of the reasons for geographical similarities and differences between countries.

C2 I can name and locate some of the countries and cities of the world and identify human and physical characteristics, including hills, mountains, rivers, key features and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time. 

 

WB 21st June

L.Q. How does tourism impact local areas? 

Chn consider types of settlement, economic activity, natural resources and ecosystems – how tourism impacts these.

C4 I can describe and understand key aspects of: human geography: settlements, land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water supplies. 

 

Ecosystem

settlement

WB 28th June

L.Q. How can a site of historical interest be used for tourism? 

Chn research area of significant historical value and market as a tourist attraction. **research Bournville/Selly Manor attractions in Birmingham**

Promoting a local area. Virtual tour of Birmingham. Key tourist features. 

A2 I can collect and analyse statistics and other information in order to draw clear conclusions about locations.

D1 I understand some of the reasons for geographical similarities and differences between countries. 

 

 

WB 5th July

L.Q. How can a site of historical interest be used for tourism? 

Using what they have learnt, chn work in groups to create a short break in Bournville. 

C+C for adverts:

 

  • television advert
  • poster advert
  • radio advert 

 

WB 12TH July

Fantastic Finish

 

Children to set questions to ask about ‘flying’

S. Knight (cabin crew) to set up a mock flight for the children to experience.

 

 

 


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Tel: (01922) 684301 | Email: postbox@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Ellen Taylor