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Welcome to P6/7 Class Zone

Welcome to Primary 6/7.  

Keep checking back here to keep up to date on what is happening in and around our classroom.

Here we will post news articles about what we have been up to as well as any big achievements.

Have a look at our gallery to see some things we have created and see if you can spot any familiar faces.

What are we learning....

Jan - Feb:

Literacy: 

  • Identifying the features of biographies and autobiographies.
  • Researching information in order to compile a biographical presentation (P6)
  • Gathering information from family members in order to create an autobiography (P7)
  • Visit from Author of above novel, Pauline Burgess, on 18th January.
  • Looking closely at prefixes, specifically "auto" and "bio".
  • Using adverbs and adjectives in writing.

Numeracy:

  • Fractions (term 2) adding and subtracting fractions. Ordering fractions. Converting fractions to decimal.
  • Long Multiplication (P6)
  • Problem solving (two and three step problems)
  • revision of division methods
  • Place value to millions
  • Time - 12-hour and 24-hour clock and timetables.

Dec: 

Literacy:

  • verbs  - write using past, present and future tense verbs, understanding the different usages.
  • Exploring adverbs.
  • Gain experience of writing non chronological reports.
  • Class Novel - Who Do You Think You Are?
  • Discussion of texts including character studies

Maths

  • Factors and Multiples
  • Revision of Fractions.
  • Equivalent Fractions.
  • Comparing and ordering fractions where the denominators are multiples of the same number.
  • Develop strategies for converting and finding a fraction of an amount.
  • Understand and use terms horizontal, vertical, perpendicular and parallel.

Sep - Nov:

Literacy:

  • Learn about and write using different parts of speech, e.g.  nouns (collective, Proper, common and P7 - abstract)
  • Gain experience of writing using singular and plural nouns.
  • Read a range of different texts
  • Discuss and respond to reading a variety of genre, at each child’s own level.
  • Expand vocabulary by encouraging greater use of dictionaries and thesauri.
  • Explore abstract poetry
  • Be encouraged to share poems, book reviews and personal experiences/interests outside of school with the class.

Maths:

  • Revise the four basic operations of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing through practical and written work.
  • Work with numbers within 999 999.
  • Consolidate times tables, encouraging a sound recall.
  • Collect and gather information, using it to form graphs, and be able to interpret the information presented.
  • Be able to name a variety of 2D shapes and their properties.
  • Explore different types of triangle  
  • Explore different methods of carrying out mental calculation
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Latest Photographs

Pop Art
Pop Art
 
 
Self Portraits in the style of Romero Britto
Self Portraits in the style of Romero Britto
 
Creation Display
Creation Display
 
Creation booklets
Creation booklets
 
 
Self portraits
Self portraits
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Happy Birthday Frank
Happy Birthday Frank
 
Learning about large numbers is fun
Learning about large numbers is fun
 
What number can we make?
What number can we make?
 
 
 
 
 
Phonics work on the computer
Phonics work on the computer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Class News

11th Jan 2019
Today (Friday 11th January) we appointed our new Head Boy and Head Girl for term 2. The voting took place on Thursday 10th....
 
 
 
11th Jan 2019
In Primary 7, you will often hear of all the fun challenges and achievements we experience alongside our work, but perhaps...