Year 6 – Shakespeare Class

Welcome to Shakespeare Class – Year 6

Miss Dade
Class Teacher
Shakespeare Class – Year 6

Class Teachers: Miss Dade

Spring Term 2021

English

In English our key text will be: ‘Rose Blanche’ by Ian McEwan and Roberto Innocenti

Spring 1 – Writing to inform: We will be using the information we have found out in topic to write diaries and biographies based around important people in WW2

Maths

In Maths we will be extending our knowledge of fractions and decimals covering the following objectives.

We will:

  • Simplify fractions
  • Put fractions on a number line
  • Compare & order fractions
  • Add & subtract fractions
  • Multiply fractions by integers
  • Multiply fractions by fractions
  • Divide fractions by integers
  • Find Fraction of an amount
  • Find the whole
  • Multiply & divide decimals by integers
  • Divide decimals by integers
  • Convert decimals as fractions & fractions to decimal

History

Our Big Question this term is ‘What was life like for a child in WW2?’ and will be answering the following questions:

  • What were the key events in World War II?
  • What happened during The Blitz and how did people protect themselves?
  • What was government propaganda and why was it important?
  • What was life like for a child living in Britain during World War II?
  • What was evacuation and how did it effect families?

Science

Our Science focus for Spring 1 is ‘Light’ and we will be answering the following questions:

  • How do we see?
  • How is light reflected?
  • How is light refracted?
  • How does a prism change the ray of light?
  • How does light enable us to see colours?
  • How are shadows formed?

Our PE days are a Monday and Wednesday and the children will need to wear their full PE kit to school on these days. Please make sure it is appropriate for the weather.

For more information on our learning this term please see our topic web below

Topic web Spring 1 and 2

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