Year 6 Autumn Term 2

 

Edison Theme: Has there ever been a better time to live?

Subject focus: History

 

Literacy:

  • Group research
  • Persuasive writing for a speech in the presentation
  • Using a picture as a way into others’ lives

 

Text: The London Eye Mystery – Siobhan Dowd

London eye mystery

 

Maths:

  • Statistics
  • Base numbers
  • Measure
  • Imperial/ Metric

 

Science:

  • Revision

 

History:

Study of a theme that extends chronological knowledge and is reflected in the locality e.g Social/Military/Economic

  • What is good about living here now?
  • What do other people think about whether there has ever been a better time to live here?
  • What do I want in my future?
  • What makes a good life?

 

Art:

  • Observational drawings/paintings of artefacts

 

DT:

  • Investigate a designer who improved life for many from a chosen period
  • Recipes from the past

 

RE:

  • Peace
  • Christmas- Then & Now

 

PE:

  • Football

 

Music:

  • Listen to music of the times
  • Why do people make music

 

PSHE:

  • Feelings: When you think about the past, do you consider the people as real? That they have feelings?
  • Courage of individuals during the period of research.