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This half terms theme: Kensuke's Kingdom
Welcome back Year 6, I hope that you have had a fantastic Christmas holiday.
In English this half term we will be reading Kensuke’s Kingdom. We will write a variety of 1st person recounts, diary entries and adventure stories linked to the book. We will also use our Debate Mate Skills and carry out a few class debates based on the book.
In maths this half term we will look at converting measurements e.g. cm to m to km, kg to g and solving word problems involving this. We will also look at finding the area and perimeter of triangles and parallelograms and circles. We will continue to practice using all 4 methods of calculating.
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How many facts do you know on this half terms knowledge organiser?
Our class read this half term is: Kensuke's Kingdom.
Michael and his family, buy a yacht and sail around the world. Unfortunately, Michael falls overboard and washes up on a deserted desert island, struggling to fend for himself. With no food or water, he curls up to die. When he wakes up, there is a plate of fish, berries and water next to him. He s not alone on the island...
In theme this half term we will be learning about geographical terminology linked to how the world is split up into different time zones, climate zones and biomes.
We will also look at reading and drawing a variety of maps using compass points and coordinates.
Q- Can you find out why we have different time zones?
As scientists we will be investigating ‘The body’. We will be going on a journey through the human body to identify how our body works and what our different organs are used for, in particular, we will focus in on the heart and the lungs.
Q- What is the circulatory system?
In RE this half term we will be learning about Pilgrimages and what it means to go on a pilgrimage. We will look at where different faiths go on pilgrimage to and why that place is significant to them.
Q- Can you reflect upon why people may need to visit special, religious places?
Monday:- Grammar/ reading comprehension (due in Wednesday).
Wednesday: - Maths (due in Friday).
Friday: - Writing (due in Monday).
This half terms learning log challenge and news letter