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Class 13

Mrs Johnson

Year 6

 

 Autumn 1 - 2019

English:

This half term we will be looking at the story 'The Viewer' by Shaun Tan and using this to inspire our writing. We will be writing our own short stories and focusing on a range of descriptive devices and developing our vocabulary.

Maths:

In maths, we will be focusing on place value. We will also be practicing a range of arithmetic skills.

Geography:

'What makes the U.S.A. so attractive to tourists?' - We will be investigating this line of inquiry as well as developing skills in map work and developing our own questionnaires.

P.E.

This half term we are developing our tennis skills during outdoor P.E. lessons. Our indoor P.E. lessons will focus on street dance.

 

For information on our curriculum this half term, please see the curriculum overview document below.

 

Dates for the diary:

Class Council elections - Early September

       - Outdoor lessons will be on Thursday afternoon

Please ensure that you have your P.E. kit in school on these days

 

Homework:

Spellings - spellings will be given out each week and spelling tests will be on a Wednesday

Maths - maths homework will be given out each Friday and must be returned by Thursday

English - SPaG/comprehension homework will be given out each Friday and must be returned by Thursday

Reading - 20 minutes every day at home. Please bring your reading diary to school each da

House Captain elections - Early September

Bike ability course - 14th and 15th October

Edale Residential Trip - 6th to 8th November

 

Our class routines:       

P.E. - Monday - Indoor P.E.

        Thursday - Outdoor P.E.

 

 

What are we reading in Class 13?

Mrs Johnson is currently reading 'The Last Spell Breather' by Julie Pike to Class 13. 

Our curriculum map

 

'Star of the Week'

 

Look out for our star of the week announcements !