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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 6

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Literacy - September - October 2018

Language & Literacy – In this half term we will be studying:


  • Different spellings of the sounds; oa, ay, ee and oo.


  • Nouns (pluralisation), Verbs (past, present and future) and adverbs (to qualify dialogue verbs)
  • Exploring synonyms and shades of meaning
  • The difference between direct and reported speech


  • Novels and poems by significant children’s writers
  • Mapping out a story (showing links between characters, setting and plot)
  • Using paragraphs
  • Planning, writing, editing a story and poem in the style of a significant author.


  • Writing a new scene for an existing playscript
  • Annotating a playscript in preparation for a performance
  • Planning, writing, editing and evaluating a playscript for a particular audience



  • Drama: perform and constructively comment on a scripted scene
  • Group discussion: plan and manage a group task, taking on responsibility for an appropriate task



Numeracy - September - October 2018

Mathematics & Numeracy – In this half term we will be studying:


  • Place Value of numbers within 99,999- Reading and writing numbers, demonstrating the value of numbers, knowing the number before, after and between numbers.
  • Understand what a mixed number fraction is.
  • Quick recall of multiplication and division facts.
  • Written addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.


  • Calculating perimeter
  • Changing 12hr time to 24hr time.

Shape &Space

  • 2D shape – sort, name, recognise and describe a range of 2D shapes
  • Recognise acute, obtuse and right angles.
  • Recognise and name different lines.

Data Handling

  • Collect, organise and present data.

Mental Maths

  • Revision of components of 20
  • Doubles and halves within 50
  • Mental addition and subtraction of 2digit numbers.
  • Quick recall of multiplication and division facts.

World Around Us - September - October 2018

World Around Us (Topic Work) -

Our topic this term is ‘THE ROMANS’. Through this topic we will be looking at Roman inventions, Roman way of life, the extent of the Roman Empire, conquering and invasion and the effectiveness of the Roman army.

  • To know the progression and extent of the Roman Empire.
  • To understand Roman invasion and settlement.
  • To understand why people moved, invaded and settled.
  • To understand when and how the Romans invaded Britain.
  • To understand what made the Roman army successful.
  • To understand Roman fighting techniques.
  • To understand the reasons why many Celts wanted to be Roman.
  • To understand who Boudicca was and why she rebelled.
  • To become familiar with Roman life and leisure activities.
  • To understand morality in the context of fighting for entertainment.
  • To know the different types of gladiators and the effects of slavery.
  • To know the influence of Roman inventions, religious practices and culture.

Contact Details

Dungannon Primary School,
Circular Rd,
County Tyrone,
BT71 6BE

T: 028 8772 2250


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