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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....

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?
  • Visit from Author of above novel, Pauline Burgess, on 14th December.
  • 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

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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Class News

14th Dec 2018
Santa came to school today! Mrs Boyd's class had spotted a twinkle in the sky this morning and in Miss Colhoun's room they...
 
 
 
13th Dec 2018
The Royal Mail have been busy this week, delivering letters to Primary 6&7 from our new friends in Annaclone. We love...