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Primary 6

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Literacy - November - December 2018

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


  • Different spellings of the sounds; ie, aw, er, ow


  • Nouns (pluralisation), Verbs (past, present and future) and adverbs (to qualify dialogue verbs)
  • Standard English, dialect, avoidance of double negatives
  • Prefixes: auto, bi, trans, tele, circum
  • Understand a range of expressions


  • Instructions:
  • Write instructional texts such as rules, recipes, directions, instructions.


  • Examine poems by significant authors and writing a poem using an author’s structure.


  • Write scenes for a play applying conventions such as stage directions and conversations between characters.


  • Drama: performing playscripts, comment constructively on plays and performances, use improvisation to explore themes.



Numeracy - November - December 2018

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


  • Understand tenths and 1 decimal place numbers.
  • Add and subtract fractions with same denominator.
  • Find fractions of quantities.
  • Use written multiplication and division methods and solve related word problems.
  • Understand the concept of factors.


  • Calculating perimeter and area.
  • Changing 12hr time to 24hr time.
  • Understand the concept of volume.

Shape &Space

  • 2D shape – lines of symmetry.
  • Parallel and perpendicular lines.
  • Whole, half and quarter turns.

Data Handling

  • Collect, organise and present data.
  • Interpret pie charts.

Mental Maths

  • Quick recall of multiplication and division facts.

World Around Us - November - December 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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