Year 6 blog Tafira
Friday, 13 September 2019
This week's learning
We have been focusing on our comprehension skills (vocabulary, inference, predictions, explanations, retrieval and summarising) by analysing a picture linked to our topic.
We have continued reading Letters From the Lighthouse and used inference and retrieval skills to describe one of the main characters.
We have used our retrieval skills to find out how World War 2 began and then created a timeline.
Spellings- testing of the -cious/ tious pattern (scores are in your child´s homework diary). Introduction of -cial and -tial for next week.
Learn tial/cial pattern and complete handwriting and spelling practice activities.
Read to page 33 of LFTL
Reading and writing numbers up to 10 million
Comparing and ordering numbers to 10 million
Rounding numbers to required degree of accuracy (nearest 10, 100, 1000, 10 000 etc)
Using negative numbers and calculating intervals across zero (using temperature, for example)
Reasoning and problem solving for rounding numbers (to be handed in by Wednesday 18th Sep)
A basic introduction to electricity and what electricity is (atoms, electrons, protons, neutrons, free electrons)
Year 6 Tafira
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