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St Peter's CE School
St Peter's CE School
‘Invite, Include, Imagine, Inspire’ Our values this term are 'Joy' and 'Love' But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness. Galatians 5:22 UN Rights of a Child Article 31: You have the right to play and rest.

Year 6

A YEAR 6 SPEAKER

  • I talk confidently and fluently in a range of situations, using formal and Standard English, if necessary.
  • I ask questions to develop ideas and take account of others’ views.
  • I explain ideas and opinions giving reasons and evidence.
  • I take an active part in discussions and can take on different roles.
  • I listen to, and consider the opinions of, others in discussions.
  • I make contributions to discussions, evaluating others’ ideas and respond to them.
  • I can sustain and argue a point of view in a debate, using the formal language of persuasion.
  • I can express possibilities using hypothetical and speculative language.
  • I engage listeners through choosing appropriate vocabulary and register that is matched to the context.
  • I can perform my own compositions, using appropriate intonation, volume and expression so that literal and implied meaning is clear.
  • I can perform poems and plays from memory, making deliberate choices about how to convey ideas about characters, contexts and atmosphere.

 

A YEAR 6 READER

WORD READING

  • I can apply knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes to read aloud and to understand the meaning of unfamiliar words.
  • I use my combined knowledge of phonemes and word deriviations to pronounce words correctly, e.g. arachnophobia.
  • I attempt the pronunciation of unfamiliar words drawing on my prior knowledge of similar looking words.
  • I can read fluently, using punctuation to inform meaning.

COMPREHENSION

  • I am familiar with and can talk about a wide range of books and text types, including myths, legends and traditional stories and books from other cultures and traditions. I can discuss the features of each.
  • I can read books that are structured in different ways.
  • I can recognise texts that contain features from more than one text type.
  • I can evaluate how effectively texts are structured and presented.
  • I can read non-fiction texts to help with my learning.
  • I read accurately and check that I understand.
  • I can recommend books to others and give reasons for my recommendation.
  • I can identify themes in texts.
  • I can identify and discuss the conventions in different text types.
  • I can identify the key points in a text.
  • I can recite a range of poems by heart, e.g. narrative verse, sonnet.
  • I can prepare poems and plays to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone, volume and action.

 

A YEAR 6 WRITER

TRANSCRIPTION

SPELLING

  • I can convert verbs into nouns by adding a suffix.
  • I can distinguish between homophones and other words which are often confused.
  • I can spell the commonly mis-spelt words from the Y5/6 word list.
  • I understand that the spelling of some words need to be learnt specifically.
  • I can use any dictionary or thesaurus.
  • I use a range of spelling strategies.

HANDWRITING

  • I can choose the style of handwriting to use when given a choice.
  • I can choose the handwriting that is best suited for a specific task.

 

COMPOSITION

  • I can identify the audience for and purpose of the writing.
  • I can choose the appropriate form and register for the audience and purpose of the writing.
  • I use grammatical structures and features and choose vocabulary appropriate to the audience, purpose and degree of formality to make meaning clear and create effect.
  • I use a range of sentence starters to create specific effects.
  • I can use developed noun phrases to add detail to sentences.
  • I use the passive voice to present information with a different emphasis.
  • I use commas to mark phrases and clauses.
  • I can sustain and develop ideas logically in narrative and non-narrative writing.
  • I can use character, dialogue and action to advance events in narrative writing.
  • I can summarise a text, conveying key information in writing.

 

GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION

SENTENCE STRUCTURE

  • I can use the passive voice.
  • I vary sentence structure depending whether formal or informal.

TEXT STRUCTURE

  • I can use a variety of organisation and presentation devices correct to the text type.
  • I write in paragraphs which can clearly signal a change in subject, time, place or event

PUNCTUATION

  • I can use the semi-colon, colon and dash.
  • I can use the colon to introduce a list and semi-colon within lists.
  • I can use a hyphen to avoid ambiguity.
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