Year 6 – Shakespeare Class

Welcome to Shakespeare Class – Year 6

Miss Dade
Class Teacher
Shakespeare Class – Year 6

Class Teachers: Miss Dade

Autumn Term 2 2020

English

This term we will be using a poem to to inspire our writing – The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes. We will be studying the meaning of the poem, looking at the grammatical features and using it as inspiration to write our own narrative poems.

In reading, we will be enjoying the book ‘Journey to Joburg’ by Beverly Naidoo. Our focus this term will be on making inferences.

Maths

In Maths we are focusing this term on the formal written methods for multiplication and division, building on our skills from Year 5. We will also be extending our understanding of fractions by simplifying, comparing and ordering them.

Science

Our focus for Science this Light.

Our Big Question

Our big questions this term is ‘Why should gunpowder, treason and plot never be forgotten?’. We will be looking at the gunpowder plot and finding out about it from a range of different sources. We will think carefully about what information each of the sources can give us as well as evaluating how reliable they are.

Extra information

  • Our PE days this term will be Tuesday and Thursday. Children need to wear their full PE kit to school on these days, please ensure this is appropriate for the weather

Please see our topic web for more information 

Topic web Autumn 2

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