Year 6

Welcome to Term One

Year 6


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READING

Comprehension Strategies:

Visualising

Predicting

Inferring

Questioning

Summarising

Making Connections

 

WRITING

Text Types:

Imaginative Narrative – Creating stories with a focus on description of setting, characters and complication.

Persuasive – Using persuasive features of writing and evidence to construct arguments trying to persuade the reader.

 

NUMERACY

Number & Algebra:

Operations - Apply efficient mental and written strategies to solve problems involving all four operations with whole numbers and understand use of brackets and order of operations.

 

Measurement and Geometry:

Perimeter and Area  - Connect decimal representations to the metric system. Solve problems involving the comparison of length and area using appropriate units.

Volume & Capacity - Convert between common metric units of length, mass, volume and capacity

Time- Solve problems involving time. Measuring, calculation and comparing elapsed time and interpreting and using timetables.


SHARED INQUIRY

History

Australia as a Nation

Key figures and events that led to Australia’s Federation, including British and American influences on Australia’s system of law and government.

 

REVVED UP BOYS & EMPOWERED GIRLS

Explore friendship groupings and dynamics of relationships as well as how we manage different situations and discuss strategies to better handle conflict, anger and sadness.


Year 6 Team

Lauren McGill

Dale Evans

Tess Holland

Tom Drummond