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Greenhaw Primary School

Primary 6 Learning Area

Welcome to the Primary 6 Learning Area!

We hope that the page can be used to share some of the fantastic work completed by our very talented Primary 6 children. We will update the page regularly and post information relevant to primary 6. 

Below is a selection of literacy and numeracy learning intentions for this term. We hope that you will find them useful when supporting your child at home.

Mr Martin & Mr Smith

 

 

Literacy

Literacy- Jan/Feb 2020

  • Construct sentences in different ways through, combining two sentences or reordering them.
  • Understand the structure of a Haiku poem.
  • Read prose and verse aloud with fluency and expression for an audience
  • Develop an understanding of different spelling patterns.
  • Identify and begin to use prepositions effectively in writing
  • Be aware of how the comma is used in a variety of contexts.
  • Familiarising- Features of Procedural writing.
  • Recognise and understand the term “homophone”.
  • Understand the function of verbs in sentences
  • Develop their critical questioning and reasoning.
  • Extend understanding of past tense verbs to include past participle
  • Know how to identify and use similes.
  • Understand the function of similes.

Numeracy

Numeracy - Jan/Feb 2020

  • Carry out calculations involving money.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of language associated with time.
  • Investigate the concept of simple percentages and relate to fractions.
  • Explore and use a range of problem solving strategies, persevering when difficulties occur.
  • Find the area of irregular shapes in cm2.
  • Follow sets of instructions to generate number sequences.
  • Relate fractions to decimals e.g. ½ = 0.5
  • Investigate calendar patterns and use these to calculate the passage of time between two given dates.
  • Understand and use the 24-hour clock in meaningful contexts.
  • Describe clockwise and anti- clockwise turns.
  • Identify, describe, and compare triangles: isosceles, right, equilateral, scalene, obtuse, and acute.
  • To understand negative numbers in context.
  • Appreciate and use in practical situations the relationship between gram and kgs.
  • Solve problems and investigations relating to weight.

Important Info

PE will now be on Thursday each week, please bring full PE gear

 

WAU- Our Topic

Our topic this term is 'How it's Made'. The children will have an opportunity to learn about materials. They will plan and write up various scientific experiments. This is a topic heavily influenced by STEM! 

 

News

7th Jan 2020
FAO P6 & P7 Parents Please find attached the list of open days for local Post-Primary...
 
 
 
5th Nov 2019
Thanks to all the children from Nursery to P7 who dressed up for Halloween and participated...
 
 
 
22nd Oct 2019
Today our newly elected school council had their first meeting. They were presented...
 
 
 
 

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