Another astonishing week in Year 6. During English we have been writing character descriptions on fictional characters we have created. In Geography, we have been looking at maps of the UK and also at train routes from London to Plymouth (this was the same journey that two evacuees used in the book that we are currently reading, Friend or Foe). This week in maths, we have been looking at venn diagrams, common factors and problem solving. Throughout the week, in Guided Reading, we have been learning about a young German Jew named Anne Frank . In PE, we learned a new sport called Lacrosse-everyone loved it!
Today the whole of year 5 and 6 were conscripted into the British Military. During our WW2 day we have done a variety of fun military activities,including - Military Marching Drills, Researching roles in The Army, The Navy, The Royal Air Force and we have been re-enacting The Battle Of Britain Britain. This week in English we have carried on with our World War 2 topic by writing a narrative story based on the Blitz.What an amazing day!
Another amazing week completed in Year 6! In Maths we have been jogging our memories about bar models. During English we have been writing a narrative story, in first person, about the events of the Blitz. This week in P.E we have been practising our Hockey skills , by splitting into 4 different teams and having multiple games. While reading Anne Frank, during Guided Reading, we have been learning about how life was for Jewish people, in World War 2.
This week has been very exciting! In topic we became historians and wrote out a timeline of when special events happened in World War 2, for example - The Blitz, The Battle of France and many more. Some of us even wrote a paragraph of writing about these events! Then,in English we were finishing off our non-chronological reports about The Blitz, when we had finished we even got to type them on a laptop but only after we had checked and edited our work. In PSHE we created posters for different charities and wrote three facts about them. In PE we did netball and worked on our defending and interceptions. We also learned how to do the Hakka which is a New Zealand rugby dance to intimidate their opponents.
Another exciting week in year 6. In maths we have been learning about negative numbers and using them to add, subtract and solve problems. In English we have been planning a non-chronological report on The Blitz . In Science we have conducted an experiment to find out which material is the best insulator. And finally in P.E we have been learning all about how to play netball and hockey.
What a fun week in Year 6!
This week we have been up to so much! In maths we have been rounding numbers and problem solving. In English we have been writing diary entries from the perspective of a WW2 evacuee. In science we have been looking at materials and their properties and are looking forward to conducting an investigation next week.