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Oak Class Year 6

 

Welcome to Oak Class

Teachers: Miss Young

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Nataraja

 

Spring 1st Half Term

Week beginning 1st January 2018

English

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and

American folk tales.

Maths

 

RE

Jesus, the bread of life.

Science

Evolution and Inheritance.

Topic

Magnificent Mayans

PE

Dance and Hockey

In guided reading, the class will be reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and looking at extracts from the Horrible Histories - Angry Aztecs.

This week, we will be comparing the Incan and Mayan creation myths.

Our grammar focus will be using repetition, adverbials and ellipsis to create cohesion.

This week, we are converting between units of metric measure and exploring their relationship with imperial units of measure.

We will then use this understanding to solve problems.

 

This week, we will be thinking about the story of the Passover.

This week, we will be looking at the contributions made by Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace to our scientific knowledge of evolution and natural selection.   

This week, we will be looking at the historical location of the Ancient Mayan Civilisation in comparison with modern day Central America.

 PE will begin next Tuesday.

 

Additional activities and events:

 

Have a wonderful Christmas holiday and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year!

 

Other notices: 

  • PE will be on a Tuesday.
  • Children should be reading every day and practising their spellings and times table tasks daily.

  • After Christmas, Children will be sent home with weekly revision tasks which they should be sharing with you. They should be completing this alongside their main homework task. If any children would like additional work, they are welcome to request this.

  • Please use the revision guides provided to support out of school work.

 

Below are some links which are useful in preparation for KS2 assessments.

Love one another as I have loved you (John 13:34)

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