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Nascot Wood
Junior School

This week's learning

 

     Week beginning Monday 19th October 2020

English

This week, we shall focus on punctuation and grammar. We shall particularly focus on past perfect and present perfect verb forms.

Daily guided reading - poetry.

We shall also continue our book study on 'Wonder' by R. J. Palacio.

Spellings

This week we shall be focusing on words with 'ant' and 'ance' endings:

Spelling rule: use -ant and -ance if the word has an a sound in the right position (-ation endings are often a clue).

expectation - expectant
hesitation - hesitant   
toleration - tolerant    
substantial - substance
hindrance
nuisance
relevant 

Mathematics

Our focus this week will be revising multiples and factors:

  • clarify terminology relating to properties of number
  • recognise common multiples
  • apply knowledge of common multiples
  • apply knowledge of factors and multiples
Science

Our science theme this half term is 'Animals including humans'.

This week we shall be conducting and experiment to find factors that change the pulse rate. 

PSHE This week we shall continue with 'Being Me in My World' - the impact of an individual's behaviour on the group. 
R.E.

This half term we shall be studying Buddhism.

This week we shall be studying the Four Noble Truths.

French This half term we shall be studying the unit 'This is France' and this week we will be looking at famous French people. 
ICT This half term we shall be planning our own designs for a mobile phone app. This week we will research different apps.
Art This week we shall be studying the Pop artist Romero Britto. The children will be creating their own versions of pop art in his style. 
Year 6 Investigates

 

Homework