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Grade 6 Curriculum

Grade 6 Lessons For The Year

Lessons for the school year September 2008 – June, 2009

Language Arts

Term 1

Unit 1: Poems

Focus Questions:

  • How do poems help me to hear, see, taste, touch and smell?
  • How do poems tell me stories?
  • What can I learn about how to write poems?

Unit 2: Sports

Focus Questions:

  • How do I acquire and express ideas about football?
  • How do I acquire and express ideas about cricket?
  • How do I acquire and express ideas about athletics and boxing?
  • How do I express ideas about sports in my school and community?

Term 2

Unit 1: Life across Climatic Zones

Focus Questions:

  • How do I receive and express information about the tropics?
  • How do I receive and express information about the temperate regions?
  • How do I receive and express information about the Polar Regions?

Unit 2: Folk Tales

Focus Questions:

  • How do I express and respond to Anancy Stories?
  • How do I express and respond to other Jamaican folk stories?
  • How do I express and respond to folk tales from all over the work?

Term 3

Unit 1: All about Vehicles

Focus Questions:

  • How can I speak and write about motor cars?
  • How can I speak and write about bicycles and motor bikes?
  • How can I speak and write about other vehicles?

Religious Education

Term 1

Unit 1: Religious Practices Connected With Important Stages in Life

Focus Question

  • What are some of the beliefs and practices connected with pregnancy, birth and infancy in different religious groups?
  • How do beliefs and practices connected with pregnancy, birth and infancy in different religious groups affect me?

Term 2

Unit 1: Religious Practices Connected with Important Stages in Life

Focus Question

  • What are some of the practices connected with initiation, marriage and death in different religious groups and why do they take place?
  • How can religious practices (imitation, marriage and death) affect my life?

Term 3

Unit 1: Personal Expressions of Faith

Focus Questions:

  • What everyday personal acts of faith do members of different religious groups practice?
  • How and why can personal acts of faith affect people’s lives?

Social Studies

Term 1

Unit 1: Planet Earth as Part of the Solar System

Focus Questions:

  • What is the Solar System?

Unit 2: Some Important Characteristics of planet Earth

Focus Question:

  • What are the physical characteristics of planet earth?
  • How do earth’s movements affect life?

Unit 3: Using Earth’s Natural Resources

Focus Questions:

  • What are earth’s natural resources?
  • How do we use earth’s natural resources?

Term 2

Unit 1: Climatic Zones

Focus Question

  • What are the climatic zones of the world?

Unit 2: Life in Countries in the Different Climatic Zones

Focus Question

  • What is life like in countries in the (a) tropical, (b) temperate and (c) polar climatic zones?

Term 3

Unit 1: Planet Earth-A Global Village

Focus Question

  • How have advances in communication made the world a smaller place?
  • How does the United Nations (UN) Organization help to bring the world together?








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