Y6 Autumn Term Connected Curriculum Overviews

  Year 6 - Autumn 1  
     

Topic Question

Core Texts

Visits/Visitors

How would you feel during the Blitz?

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Stockport Air Raid Shelter

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

History and DT

Rationing Bake Off

Key Learning

History

Key Learning

DT

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • UK History: The impact of World War II on British life then and now.
  • WW2 from different points of view (Holocaust)
  • Nutrition: Rationing Prepare and cook a variety of savoury dishes using rationing techniques (Marguerite Pattern cookbook)

Should we throw away food?

(Covid pandemic-what lessons have we learned from WWII to help us survive a pandemic)

Key Vocabulary

demographic, evacuation, rationing, persecute, migration, restrictions, succumb, doctrine, prejudice, plausible, epitomise, bias, tertiary, decontextualize

How to Help at Home

Research what it was like for people during World War II and find out what foods were rationed and why.

     

 

  Year 6 - Autumn 2  
     

Topic Question

Core Texts

Visits/Visitors

Why did Anne Frank hide?

         

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IWM North

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

History & D&T

Digital- Filmed interview ‘Newsround Style’ of holocaust survivors exploring the difficulties and hardships suffered.

Key Learning

History

Key Learning

D & T

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • A study over time: Nationalism and Extremism – WW2 to present day
  • Electrical systems in a structure – devise an air-raid siren or warning device

Did WWII change the way we think about our identity?

Key Vocabulary

demographic, persecute, succumb, doctrine, prejudice, plausible, epitomise, bias, tertiary, decontextualize, paraphrase, corroborate, extrapolate

How to Help at Home

Talk to your children about prejudice, what it is and the effect it can have on other people; The Manchester Arena bomb

     
     

 

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