Welcome to Year 6
Our theme for this half term is: Mountains
In theme this half term we will learn about the major mountains of the world and the UK. We will look at and name the features of these mountains.
We will find out the different ways in which mountains have been formed, and how different features of mountain ranges have been shaped over time.
We will have the opportunity to consider what the weather is like in a mountainous environment and to evaluate the impact that tourism has on a mountainous region.
- Where can you find the worlds mountain ranges?
- How are the different types of mountains formed?
- What are the key features of a mountain range?
- How are mountain climates different?
- How does tourism impact upon mountain ranges?
n English this half term we will be looking at using our debate skills, we will take part in class debates about mountain tourism. We will also use formal grammar techniques, such as passive voice and subjunctive mood to write informative texts about Mountain Ranges.
All homework is set and monitored on Classsdojo.
Monday - Grammar work will be handed out, due in on Wednesday
Wednesday - Maths work will be handed out, due in on Friday
Friday - English work will be handed out, due in on Monday
Year 6 Expectations
As scientists we will continue to learn about light and will investigate how different coloured filters effect what we see. We will also learn about how the eye works, allowing us to see.
In maths this half term we will look at finding missing angles on a straight line, around a point and with in triangles and quadrilaterals. We will also look at and describe the features of 2D and 3D shapes, applying our earning about these shapes to solve a variety of problems.
No Ballet shoes in Syria
Aya is eleven years old and has just arrived in Britain with her mum and baby brother, seeking asylum from war in Syria. When Aya stumbles across a local ballet class, the formidable dance teacher spots her exceptional talent and believes that Aya has the potential to earn a prestigious ballet scholarship. But at the same time, Aya and her family must fight to be allowed to remain in the country, to make a home for themselves and to find Aya's father - separated from the rest of the family during the journey from Syria.
In RE this half term, we will be learning about People of faith. We will look at different people of faith across different religions. We will investigate what it means to be a person of faith.
- Do you know any people of faith?
- What does it mean to have faith?
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