Year 6 – Shakespeare Class

Welcome to Shakespeare Class – Year 6

Miss Dade
Class Teacher
Shakespeare Class – Year 6

Class Teachers: Miss Dade

Autumn Term 2020

Welcome back our new Year 6s

Super start!

During the first 2 weeks of this term we will be studying the wonderful book ‘Here we are’ by Oliver Jeffers. This a whole school unit which is designed to help us re-connect with each other and re-engage with school life. During this we will be looking at poetry, writing letters and thinking carefully about how we can be responsible citizens.

English

Our two books to inspire our writing will be ‘The Arrival’ by Shaun Tan and ‘Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt’ by Deborah Hopkinson. We are focusing on writing to discuss and will be writing balanced arguments and newspaper articles.

In reading we will be enjoying the amazing book ‘No ballet shoes in Syria’ by Catherine Bruton.

Maths

In Maths we will be looking at the Year 5 objectives from the summer term to assess what we have remembered and fill in any gaps. We will also be covering the objectives for Place value, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division.

Science

Our focus for Science this term is living things and their habitats.

Our big question

Our big questions this term is ‘Why should the world be ashamed of slavery?’. We will be looking at slavery across the world, including: what slave trade was?, triangular trade, abolition of slavery and the feelings of all those involved.

Extra information

  • Our PE days this term will be Tuesday and Friday. 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 1

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