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What I am Learning in P6 – 2016/17

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What I am Learning in P6 – 2015/16

Term 1

Literacy and Language: Investigating aspects of an author’s writing style, evidencing setting and characterisation and identifying how an author creates excitement and explores dilemmas faced by characters through the class novel ‘Friend or Foe’; Developing critical reading skills through Literature Circles; Improving writing across genre by including VCOP; Listening respectfully to the thoughts and opinions of others and participating in group discussions.

Numeracy and Mathematics: Number processes – learn its; place value for numbers including at least 6 digits and negative numbers; Calculating within the four operations using a variety of strategies; Time – reading times on 24 hour and 12 hour clocks and exploring time calculations as a way to organise daily life.

Health and Wellbeing: Managing thoughts, feelings and reactions and applying knowledge to understand the way others behave; Contributing to the creation of a class charter and further developing knowledge and understanding of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) to fulfil commitments; Seeking and accepting help positively; Practising, consolidating and refining skills to achieve individual and team goals when encountering new challenges.

Science: Becoming more familiar with the features of our solar system and using knowledge to create models; Investigating how friction, including air resistance, affects motion and suggesting ways to improve efficiency in moving objects; Collaborating in investigations comparing forces.

Social Studies: Interpreting information from different types of maps; Recognising geographical features of Scotland and other countries within Europe; Developing knowledge of the role of the European Parliament; Developing knowledge of diversity of cultures and customs across Europe.

Technologies: Using search facilities to access information; Experimenting with features and functions of computer technology to enhance learning.

Religious and Moral Education: Becoming familiar with stories from different world religions and exploring similarities and differences between developing beliefs; Comparing how Christmas is celebrated in Scotland with practices and traditions in countries around the world.

Expressive Arts: Exploring painting techniques using the visual elements of line, contrast and colour to achieve realism and express and evoke feelings; Using drama conventions to help understand the emotions and actions of different characters in a class novel; Participating in different European dances and expressing ideas, thoughts and feelings through creating a group dance; Listening to a range of music, including the compositions of Ludwig van Beethoven, and responding by discussing thoughts and feelings.

Modern Languages: Developing confidence in listening, speaking, reading and writing French or German through a range of activities and songs focusing on building knowledge of Greetings, Feelings, Alphabet, Numbers, Colours and through learning about Europe.

To find out what Primary 5 learners are learning in P5/6W in Term 1 click here.

 

Term 2

Literacy and Language: Listen respectfully to the thoughts and opinions of others and to participate in Literature Circles; read to explore characters in texts and develop critical reading skills; develop my writing skills across a range of genre – imaginative writing, report writing.

Numeracy and Mathematics: Number processes – learn its & beat thats: recall facts quickly and accurately including switchers, develop the use of mental strategies across all 4 operations (MNU 2-03a); fractions; 2D shape & 3D objects; angles.

Health and Wellbeing: Seeking and accepting help positively; Practising, consolidating and refining skills to achieve individual and team goals when encountering new challenges.

Science: Researching planets in our Solar System to create simple models to communicate understanding of size, scale, time and relative motion within it; Report and comment on current scientific news items to develop knowledge and understanding of topical science; Investigating flowering plant life-cycles.

Social Studies: Experience the setting up and running of a business through the organisation of our Book Fair, taking on different roles and responsibilities and carrying these out to the best of our ability then evaluating our success through calculating the total amount and our profit.

Technologies: Using search facilities to access information; Experimenting with features and functions of computer technology to enhance learning; Using a variety of media to construct models.

Religious and Moral Education: Researching to develop understanding of different world religions (Buddhism, Judaism and Islam); Developing understanding of important festivals in Christianity – Easter.

Expressive Arts: Use drama conventions to help understand the emotions and actions of different characters in a class novel; Express and communicate my ideas, thoughts and feelings through musical activities.

Modern Languages: Developing confidence in listening, speaking, reading and writing French or German through a range of activities, games and songs focusing on consolidating knowledge of Greetings, Feelings, Alphabet, Numbers, Colours and applying this to Topics of study – Space, Concorde, Plants.

To find out what Primary 5 learners are learning in P5/6W in Term 2 click here.

Term 3

Literacy

Express our ideas through speaking, writing and re-telling a story and listening to others tell theirs.

Deliver a clear and logical presentation to engage an audience.

Create a legend-style story to tell orally with a focus on powerful language.

Write a diary from the perspective of different characters.

Create a fact-file, leaflet or poster.

Be well prepared and participate fully in literature circles.

Numeracy

Develop our knowledge, skills and understanding of number processes and apply these to our learning.

Develop our understanding of decimals and percentages.

Information Handling

Estimate and measure items.

Health and Wellbeing: Developing the skills we need to keep ourselves safe in a variety of situations.

Science: Investigating how electronic circuits work.

Social Studies: 

Technologies

Religious and Moral Education: Develop our knowledge of the Jewish, Buddhist and Muslim faiths.

Expressive Arts: 

Modern Languages:

To find out what Primary 5 learners are learning in P5/6W in Term 3 click here.

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