Year 6 - How can we protect trees? Summer Term 2019

Overarching Key Question: How do we protect trees?

Year Group: Year 6Teaching Staff: Miss Grainger, Mrs Dyer, Mrs Hart

W/B

22nd April (B/H)

29th April

6th May (B/H)

13th May

20th May

3rd June

Key Questions:

Residential

Revision

Revision 

SATs

Why should we protect trees?

Should we protect trees?

Curriculum Content:

Geography 

understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region within North or South America

Music

play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

 

 

DT

select from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks (cooking)

P4C

 

locate the world’s countries, using maps to

 focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities 

Hook:

Easter island

(Paper island)

Lord of the Rings

Activities

What do we use trees for?

Make Moai heads

Tribal dance

Drumming

Text: ‘The Owl Tree’

Literacy – imagine you are a Moai

 

Tweet of the day

Food tasting (food from trees)

P4C debate (when do we need to protect something?)

Panda’s –only eat bamboo 

Orangutans 

Useful Links

 

  

W/B

10th June

17th June

24th June

1st July 

8th July 

15th July

Key Questions:

How do we protect trees?

What can we do to protect trees?

How do trees change over time?

When do we need to protect and when do we need to embrace change?

Year 6 performance  

Year 6 Last week

Curriculum Content:

P4C

SEAL

Computing

P4C

SEAL

 

DT

select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities

SEAL

And P4C

 

human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water 

 

Transition 

Transition 

Hook:

Magical, Mystery Tree Tour 

Chained to a tree 

Kath

Harry Potter (whomping willow)

Change the classroom around

Activities

News round

Visit from local journalist

Bark rubbing

Natural reserve 

 

Planting

Make a garden on a paper plate

Swampy tree protest 

Kingsway Vs Coppers Edge

Age of a tree

Life of an oak tree

Life cycles

Sewing leaves

Transition to secondary school

RSE

Circle back to Easter Island

Why do we need to cut down trees?

Useful Links