P6C Learning Leaflet Term 2

Glashieburn School

Primary 6C Learning Leaflet

Information for Parents

Term 2

Numeracy

This term P6C will be looking at time, position and movement.  The children will have the chance to use real timetables and plan a journey around Europe.

The Golden Cubes are working on multiplication, division and algebra.  The children will secure their knowledge of these concepts and apply these skills in different concepts.

The Shooting Spheres are working on different strategies to multiple and divide numbers.  The children will have the chance to consolidate their knowledge and apply these strategies and methods through active and written activities.

The Diamonds are working on their multiplication and division facts.  The children will learn how to use these facts to help solve different sums with more than one 1 digit.

Literacy

In writing P6C are learning to ‘up level’ their pieces of writing using their VCOP knowledge, working towards by setting personal writing targets.  Writing will take place over 3 weeks focusing on planning, writing and editing.  This will allow the children to chunk each part of the writing process to develop their writing skills.

Reading:

Blue Mangoes will be learning how to answer inferential questions about their novel.  We will focus on the writer’s style and structure of writing and look at why he/she has written in this way.

Limes will be learning about literal and inferential questions focusing on character and setting.

Lemons will be learning about literal questions and focusing on vocabulary from their novel.

Listening and Talking:

This term P6C will have the chance to work in groups and pairs developing different listening and talking skills. They will prepare a small, individual presentation about an element of their topic.

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

IDL

Our Topic this term is Scottish Sea Life.  We will look at different animals that live in salt or fresh water, habitats, food chains and classifications of sea animals.  Research will include exploring the differences between fact and opinion focusing on Scottish myths.  We will also look at the history of the fishing industry in Scotland and why it is dying out.

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.
  • A change of shoes must be taken each day.
  • Homework will be given out on Monday and it is to be handed in on Friday.  Could homework be signed after completion.
  • We now have Calligraphy on Tuesday and   Mandarin on  Wednesday.

 

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