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Year 6


Welcome to Year 6!

Learning Journey:

Our learning journey topic is ‘Who were the marvellous Mayans?’ We will begin our journey with a Mayan Workshop as our super start where children will learn about the Mayan civilisations and explore artefacts. We will learn the rules of the traditional Mayan game of Pok-a-Tok. Towards the end of our journey we will create our very own Mayan calendars using applique to sew symbols onto fabric.

Our Mayan workshop Super Start will take place on Tuesday 12th September.

Our Marvellous Middle will be during our PE lesson and will be a tournament of the Mayan game, Pok-a-Tok.

Our Fabulous Finish will be a Parent Workshop on Monday 4th December 2017, where we will be cross stitching our own Mayan glyphs and designs.

English:

  • Non-chronological report on aspects of daily life of the Ancient Mayans
  • Newspaper report – Discovery of a lost Mayan city
  • Argument about the end of the Mayan civilisation
  • Play script based on the Hero Twins
  • Write an adventure story
  • Write a mythical story based on The Rain Player.
  • Instructional writing to make a Mayan Chocolate cake.
  • Historical Recount about a discovery of a Mayan Tunnel
  • Diary – A day in the life of a Mayan Slave.
     

Maths:

 

  • 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
  • Use negative numbers in context, and calculate intervals across zero
  • Multiply multi-digit numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long multiplication (Number – Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division)
  • Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using the formal written method of short division where appropriate, interpreting remainders according to the context (Number – Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division)
  • Solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why (Number – Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division)
  • Use estimation to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, an appropriate degree of accuracy (Number – Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division)
  • Use written division methods in cases where the answer has up to two decimal places (remainders as fractions,decimals)
  • 9 Solve problems which require answers to be rounded to specified degrees of accuracy (remainders as fractions,decimals)
  • Use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination.

 

 

Science:

 

  • Evolution and inheritance
  • All living things

 

Computing:

  • We are app planners
  • We are project managers

 

 

P.E:

 

Indoor P.E: Basic Movement and Fundamentals (Tuesdays)

Outdoor P.E: Rounders/ Pok-a-tok (Fridays)

 

Who were the Marvellous Mayans?

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