P6C Learning Leaflet

Glashieburn School

Primary 6 Learning Leaflet

Information for Parents

Term 1

Numeracy

Number: This term we will be focusing on place value and number processes.  We will be consolidating our knowledge and understanding of choosing correct operations to calculate sums.

Data Handling: We will start focusing on how to draw graphs correctly.  We will also look at how to gather information and the best way to display this information.  We will learn what is meant by the mean, median, mode and range.

Problem Solving: This term we will be focusing on 3 strategies.  We will solve problems by working backwards, trial and error and reason logically.

Literacy

Reading: This term we will be studying the novel The Railway Children.  We will be focusing on the 6 reading strategies in Active Literacy to deepen our knowledge and understanding of analyzing different texts.

Writing: We will be focusing on VCOP through the Big Writing Immediate Impact program looking at how to “up level” our writing skills.  We will focus on each area in great detail so that we can use the skills in our own writing throughout the year.

Listening and Talking: Throughout this term we will use our listening and talking skills through various group and paired work in different aspects of the curriculum.

Health and Wellbeing

P.E and aspects of Health will be taught by Miss Robertson.

Health: Through our topic Africa we will be looking at how people cook food and what food is available to them.  We will have the chance to use our cooking and hygiene skills when making famous African soup recipes.

IDL

Our topic this term is Africa.  We will be focusing on mapping skills, climate, weather and land use.  We will also look at African tribes and how different tribes live their lives.  We will investigate endangered animals and how society can protect them.  We will also have a go at learning basic Swahili phrases and we will use our art and design skills to create African drums and tribal masks.

Other News 

Please remember P.E kits on Tuesday and Thursday.  These will be taken home every Friday for washing.

Library will on Wednesday morning.

Homework will be given out on Monday and it is to be handed in on Friday.  Could homework be signed after completion.

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