Year 6 Class Teacher
Class Teacher - Wednesday morning
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Viking Boy by Tony Bradman
Whilst reading Viking Boy we will be: rehearsing and performing poetry, using inference and deduction skills, investigating characters, expanded noun phrases, direct speech, relative clauses, figurative and adventurous vocabulary. Finally we will be planning writing an editing out own stories describing stories and using dialogue to move the story along.
Properties of Shape
Angles, drawing shapes accurately, drawing nets of 3D shapes.
Numbers to ten million, comparing and ordering any number, rounding numbers, negative numbers.
Fractions (weekly lesson for whole year)
Simplifying, comparing and ordering, adding, subtracting, dividing, multiplying, finding fractions of an amount.
We will start off by looking at the legend of Yggdrasil - the Tree of Life., that is mentioned at the start of Viking Boy. We will investigate a range of sketching techniques and shading and use them to create our own drawings of Yggdrasil using drawing pencils.
We will play a Viking trading game and talk about the geography, historical and social factors that pushed and pulled the Vikings to invade and settle in the UK.
We will discuss whether the Vikings deserve their fierce reputation and discuss the language of propaganda. We will research some of the famous Viking leaders and look at the laws and justice systems they used.
Finally we will use our sculpting and textile skills to create Viking shields and Sails.
This unit follows on from Transport & Trade, Buildings, Language and The Arts units for LKS2 and Beliefs and Achievements & Legacies from Y5.
Under the new organisation of topics, it will follow on chronologically from Stone Age, Romans and Anglo Saxons when studying UK History, and will be followed by a unit on the Monarchy.
RE - What Does it Mean for Muslims to Follow God?
Identifying and understanding Muslim beliefs about God, the Prophet and the Holy Qu'ran. Describing ways in which Muslim sources of authority guide Muslim living (five pillars, the haii)
Computing - Online Safety
Understanding and dealing with cyberbullying, identifying secure websites, staying safe online and understanding where to go for help, understanding stereotypes and why they can be harmful.
PSHE - Being Me in My World
Looking at the year ahead, being a global citizen, creating Learning Charters.
French - Getting to Know You
Creating basic sentences about ourselves in the future tense, following a simple story and identifying key vocabulary.
Understanding the basics of reading music, reading notes on a stave, experimenting with composition.
Rugby and Sports Hall Athletics
The use of a dove and olive branch as a symbol of peace originated with the early Christians, who portrayed the act of baptism accompanied by a dove holding an olive branch in its beak and also used the image on their sepulchres. ... The dove and olive branch also appeared in Christian images of Noah's ark.
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