### Primary 6 News

#### Learning Outcomes w/b 21st May

I.P.C. This week is Reflection week, we will reflect on our learning from the Growing Up unit. As part of this reflection process we will discuss when someone might be considered "grown up" and why. We will also use some visual thinking routines to explore the influences in a young persons life and how their decisions might be altered as a result. We will also consolidate all the science learning by testing our knowledge on relevant body parts and their functions. Big Questions:Reflective Thinking:Evaluate when an individual may be considered to be a grown up Literacy: Skills:To be able to establish a convincing, individual voice or point of view and mostly sustain this To be able to construct paragraphs that support meaning and purpose. To be able to show a secure grasp of the non-chronological reports genre through writing that is well constructed. To be able to write in both formal and informal styles changing grammar and vocabulary as appropriate Maths:Skills: To be able to multiply and divide numbers mentally drawing upon known facts To be able to solve word problems needing mental multiplication or division |

#### Learning Outcomes w/b 14th May

I.P.C:Skills:Understanding:To understand their own responsibilities in the groups to which they belong Big Questions:1. What factors influence our decisions? 2. How do relationships differ? Literacy: Skills:To be able to consider how authors have developed characters and settings in what they have read To be able to select appropriate grammar and vocabulary and say how their choices can change and enhance meaning To be able to describe settings and characters effectively To be able to use a wide range of devices to build cohesion within and across paragraphs. Maths:Skills:To be able to add and subtract 1, 10, 100, 1000, 10,000 and 100,000 to/from six-digit numbers To be able to place 6-digit numbers on landmarked lines and empty lines To be able to round 6-digit numbers to the nearest 1000, 10,000, and 100,000 To be able to read and write Roman numerals to 1000 (M) To be able to recognise years written in Roman numerals |

#### Learning Outcomes w/b 07th May

I.P.C:Knowledge:To know about the structure of the human body Skills:medium and the appropriate scientific vocabulary and conventions. Big Questions:1. What is puberty? 2. How will my body change in puberty? Literacy: Skills:To be able to use language to imagine and recreate roles and experiences To be able to develop characters through description, action and dialogue To be able to define 'science fiction' To be able to explain and use the characteristics of science fiction texts Maths:Knowledge:To know that angles around a point add up to 360° and use this to find missing angles Skills:To be able to recognise acute, obtuse and reflex angles To be able to draw polygons to given dimensions and angles |

#### Learning Outcomes w/b 23rd April

I.P.C. This week we start our new IPC unit Growing Up: Entry Point:Knowledge Harvest:Big Questions:2. What causes our bodies to change? Knowledge:To know about the structure of the human body Literacy: Knowledge:To know the correct spelling of high frequency words and common spelling patterns Skills:To be able to compare different types of non-chronological reports and identify how they are structured. To be able to discuss, proofread and edit writing for clarity and correctness Maths:Skills:To be able to use equivalence with fractions to find percentages |

#### Learning Outcomes w/b 16th April

I.P.C. This week we will focus on the UN goals and carry out several activities around some of the goals. We will also look forward to our upcoming learning and reflect on how this learning links to the UN global goals. Big Questions:2. What can I do to help the advancement of the UN goals? Literacy: Knowledge:To know the language features of a non-chronological report text Skills:To be able to use the language features of a non-chronological report text To be able to compare different types of non-chronological reports and identify how they are structured. Maths: Skills:To be able to use short multiplication to multiply 3-digit numbers by single-digit numbers To be able to use short division to divide 4-digit numbers by single-digit numbers, including those that leave a remainder |

#### Swimming

Please note that swimming will start again on Monday 16th April. Please remind your child to bring their swimming kits. Have a lovely holiday. |

#### Learning Outcomes w/b 12th March

I.P.C. Understanding:Big Questions:2. What makes a good leader? Literacy: Knowledge:To know how to spell words with the same letters but different sounds To know the language features of a recount textSkills:To be able to check their work for spelling and punctuation errors. To be able to infer information about the feelings, thoughts and motives of characters from what they have read. To be able to summarise the main ideas in a text of more than one paragraph Maths: Skills:To be able to work out the missing lengths of sides in order to find perimeters. To be able to find the area of rectangles including squares by multiplying the lengths of two adjacent sides together. To be able to estimate then count to find the area of irregular shapes. To be able to calculate the area from scale drawings. To be able to estimate and find the volume of shapes by making it with cm cubes. |

#### Learning Outcomes w/b 05th March

I.P.C. Knowledge:To know about major forms of national government To be able to enquire into the nature of groups and social institutions and their effects on people’s livesSkills:Big Questions:Literacy: Knowledge:To know how to spell words with -ost and -oll endings To know the structure of a recount textTo know the language features of a recount text Skills:To be able to use the structures of a recount text To be able to use the language features of a recount textTo be able to check their work to ensure that the correct tense is used. Maths: Skills:To be able to find non-unit fractions of amounts |

#### Learning Outcomes w/b 22nd January

I.P.C. Skills:To be able to collect and record evidence to answer geograpical questions. To be able to use a variety of sources to gather geographical information.Big Questions:2. Imagine a world without oil? Reflective Thinking:The children will use VTT Chalk talk to explore a life without oil. Literacy: Knowledge:To know the rule and exceptions for doubling r before a suffix Skills:To be able to analyse and compare poetic style To be able to explain and justify personal tastes To be able to join sentences with relative pronouns To be able to complete sentences with whose and whom To be able to read and discuss an increasingly wide range of poetry Maths: Skills:To be able to use place value to add and subtract To be able to add and subtract near multiples of 100 and 1000 To be able to subtract pairs of two-digit numbers with one decimal place, choosing to count back or count up To be able to use column addition to add amounts of money |

#### Learning Outcomes w/b 15th January

I.P.C. This week we start our new IPC unit Black Gold: Entry Point:Knowledge Harvest:Big Questions:2. How is oil formed? Reflective Thinking:The children will use visual thinking tool, circle of perspectives to analyse the impact of an oil spill from various viewpoints. Literacy: Skills:To be able to define poetry terms, including metaphor. To be able to read and discuss a selection of poems and identify poetic techniques/features. To be able to justify opinions about a poem. To be able to write a poem in the style of one read Maths: Knowledge:Know what each digit represents in a 6-digit number Know what each digit represents in a number with 2 decimal places Skills:To be able to write place value related additions and subtractions. To be able to compare pairs of 6-digit numbers. To be able to add and subtract 1, 10, 100, 1000, 10,000 and 100,000 to/from six-digit numbers. To be able to use negative numbers in context of temperature. To be able to find a difference between a negative temperature and positive temperature. |

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