Grade 6 Learning Outcomes

Language

Strand: Oral Language ( Listening & speaking)

Strand: Visual language (Viewing & Presenting)

Strand: Written language (Reading)

Strand: Written language (Writing)

participate appropriately as listener and speaker, in discussions, conversations, debates and group presentations

navigate the internet in response to verbal and visual prompts with confidence and familiarity; use ICT to prepare their own presentations

read a wide range of texts (poetry, letters, articles, reports, plays, stories, novels, articles) confidently, independently and with understanding

identify and describe elements of a story—setting, plot, character, theme

generate, develop and modify ideas and opinions through discussion

prepare, individually or in collaboration, visual presentations using a range of media, including computer and web-based applications

appreciate authors' use of language and interpret meaning beyond the literal.

write independently and with confidence, showing the development of their own voice and style (narrative, persuasive, poetry)

show open-minded attitudes when listening to other points of view

show how body language, for example, facial expression, gesture and movement, posture and orientation, eye contact and touch, can be used to achieve effects and influence meaning

distinguish between fact and opinion, and reach their own conclusions about what represents valid information

use written language as a means of reflecting on their own learning

argue persuasively and defend & Justify a point of view

identify aspects of body language in a dramatic presentation and explain how they are used to convey the mood and personal traits of characters

work in cooperative groups to locate and select texts appropriate to purpose and audience

use appropriate paragraphing to organize ideas

organize thoughts and feelings before speaking

design posters and charts, using shapes, colours, symbols, layout and fonts, to achieve particular effects; explain how the desired effect is achieved

participate in collaborative learning, considering multiple perspectives and working with peers to co-construct new understanding

use a range of vocabulary and relevant supporting details to convey meaning and create atmosphere and mood

verbalize their thinking and explain their reasoning

observe and discuss the choice and composition of visual presentations and explain how they contribute to meaning and impact, for example, facial expressions, speech bubbles, word images to convey sound effects

use a range of strategies to solve comprehension problems and deepen their understanding of a text

use planning, drafting, editing and reviewing processes independently and with increasing competence

infer meanings, draw conclusions and make judgments about oral presentations

realize that visual presentations have been created to reach out to a particular audience and influence the audience in some way; discuss the effects used and how they might influence the audience.

know how to skim & scan texts to decide whether they will be useful, before attempting to read in details - Annotating and Note taking

vary sentence structure and length

use register, tone, voice level and intonation to enhance meaning

interpret visual cues in order to analyse and make inferences about the intention of the message

make inferences and be able to justify them

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use standard spelling for most words and use appropriate resources to check spelling

reflect on communication to monitor and assess their own learning

apply knowledge of presentation techniques in original and innovative ways; explain their own ideas for achieving desired effects

recognize and understand figurative language- (Revise all and focus on Metaphor)

choose to publish written work in handwritten form or in digital format independently

appreciate that people speak and respond according to personal and cultural perspectives

use the internet responsibly and knowledgeably, appreciating its uses and limitations

demonstrate an increasing understanding of how grammar works

paraphrase and summarize when communicating orally

consistently and confidently use a range of resources to find information and support their inquiries

use appropriate punctuation to support meaning

understand & Use figurative language such as metaphor (Revise Simile, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Hyperbole, Personification)

locate, organize and synthesize information from a variety of sources including the library/media centre, the internet, people in the school, family, the immediate community or the global community

recognize and use figurative language to enhance writing, for example, similes, metaphors, idioms, alliteration

appreciate that language is not always used literally; understand and use figurative language of their own culture. ( Idioms, Proverbs)

identify genre (including fantasy, biographies, science fiction, mystery, historical novel) and explain elements and literary forms that are associated with different genres

locate, organize , synthesize and present written information obtained from a variety of valid sources

use a range of specific vocabulary in different situations, indicating an awareness that language is influenced by purpose, audience and context

identify and describe elements of a story - plot, setting, characters, theme - and explain how they contribute to its effectiveness

use a dictionary, thesaurus, spellchecker confidently and effectively to check accuracy, broaden vocabulary and enrich their writing

critique the writing of peers sensitively; offer constructive suggestions

Math

Strand: Numbers

Strand: Measurement

Strand: Patterns and Functions

Strand: Shape and Space

Strand: Data Handling

revise fractions through mixed bag throughout the year

revising conversions of smaller unit to bigger unit and vice versa, applying the same in real life

BODMAS

coordinate geometry-Identifying and using the language and notation to describe direction and position of coordinates

introduction to pie chart, its purpose and interpretation

introduction and interpretation of infographic

revise decimals through mixed bag throughout the year

revise area and perimeter of triangles

analyse, describe, classify and visualise 2D (including circles, triangles and quadrilaterals) and 3D shapes, using geometric vocabulary)

determines purpose, population, samples, sample size, mean, mode and conclusion"

convert fractions into percentages and vice versa

revising area and perimeter of square and rectangle

identifying situations/scenarios where survey and interviews can be useful as a means of problem solving or gathering information

convert decimals into percentages and vice versa

revise word problems based on time

understanding the answer types and using them independently- dichotomous, multiple choice, continuum, rating and open-ended

calculate increase and decrease of percentages

creating a well designed survey form independently

apply the knowledge of fractions, decimals, and percentages in real life context (Word Problems).

checking for survey errors and improving them

apply knowledge of percentage during the "virtual shopping" experience.

recording responses in frequency table

use strategies to evaluate the reasonableness of answers

organizing / representing data using line graph, bar graph; and understand and create a pie chart - (also digitally) and infographic

understanding positive and negative Integers

analyzing graph and finding meaningful conclusions

understanding and remembering the terms (vocabulary) used while learning integers

introduction and interpretation of infographs

ordering, sequencing and comparing positive and negative integers

understanding average (mean and mode), knowing how to calculate it and using it while writing a conclusion

adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing integers

revising etiquettes for conducting survey and interview

understanding integers and applying them in real life context

Hindi

Oral - Listening and Speaking

Visual - Viewing and Presenting

Written Language - Reading

Written Language - Writing

listen and respond appropriately to instructions, questions and explanations

view, respond to and describe visual information, communicating understanding in oral, written and visual form

identify and describe elements of a story - plot, setting, characters, theme - and explain how they contribute to its effectiveness

write independently and with confidence showing the development of their own voice and style

infer meanings, draw conclusions and make judgments about oral presentations

discuss a newspaper report and tell how the words and pictures work together to convey a particular message

read a wide range of texts confidently, independently and with understanding

use Graphic organizers to plan writing for example mind maps ,storyboards

understand that ideas and opinions can be generated, developed and presented through talk; they work in pairs and groups to develop oral presentations

show how body language, for example, facial expression, gesture and movement, posture and orientation, eye contact and touch, can be used to achieve effects and influence meaning

participate in collaborative learning, considering multiple perspectives and working with peers to co-construct new understanding

demonstrate an increasing understanding of how grammar works

generate, develop and modify ideas and opinions through discussion

describe personal reactions to visual messages; reflect on why others may perceive the images differently

work in cooperative groups to locate and select texts appropriate to purpose and audience

use appropriate paragraphing to organize ideas

use an increasing vocabulary and more complex sentence structures with a high level of specificity

navigate the internet in response to verbal and visual prompts with confidence and familiarity; use ICT to prepare their own presentations

make inferences and be able to justify them

identify and describe elements of a story—setting, plot, character, theme

use standard grammatical structures competently in appropriate situations

apply knowledge of presentation techniques in original and innovative ways; explain their own ideas for achieving desired effects

read a variety of books for pleasure, instruction and information;reflect regularly on reading and set future goals

use planning, drafting, editing and reviewing processes independently and with increasing competence

use a range of specific vocabulary in different situations, indicating an awareness that language is influenced by purpose, audience and context

understand that stories have a plot; identify the main idea; discuss and outline the sequence of events leading to the final outcome

vary sentence structure and length

reflect on communication to monitor and assess their own learning

use a range of strategies to solve comprehension problems and deepen their understanding of a text

choose to publish written work in handwritten form or in digital format independently

verbalize their thinking and explain their reasoning

access information from a variety of texts both in print and online, for example, newspapers, magazines, journals, comics, graphic books, e-books, blogs, wikis

write legibly, and in a consistent style

paraphrase and summarize when communicating orally

writes for a range of purposes both informative and creative using different type of structure and style according to the purpose of the writing

show open-minded attitudes when listening to other points of view

use familiar aspects of written language with increasing confidence and accuracy, for example, spelling patterns, high- frequency words, high- interest words

use appropriate punctuation to support meaning

use knowledge of written code pattern to accurately spell high –frequency and familiar

use a dictionary, thesaurus, spellchecker confidently and effectively to check accuracy, broaden vocabulary and enrich their writing

use standard spelling for most words and use appropriate resources to check spelling

critique the writing of peers sensitively; offer constructive suggestions

critique the writing of peers sensitively; offer constructive suggestions

Gujarati

Oral - Listening and Speaking

Visual - Viewing and Presenting

Written Language - Reading

Written Language - Writing

Standard Level

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Standard Level

AB Initio

with guidance, use the internet to access relevant information; process and present information in ways that are personally meaningful

view, respond to and describe visual information, communicating understanding in oral, written and visual form

read a wide range of texts confidently, independently and with understanding

read a wide range of texts confidently, independently and with understanding

choose to write as play, or in informal situations, for example, filling in forms in a pretend post office, writing a menu or wish list for a party

use graphic organizers to plan writing, for example, Mind Maps®, storyboards

view and critically analyse a range of visual texts, communicating understanding through oral, written and visual media

understand and explain how visual effects can be used to reflect a particular context

work in cooperative groups to locate and select texts appropriate to purpose and audience

identify and explain the basic structure of a story— beginning, middle and end; may use storyboards or comic strips to communicate elements

organize ideas in a logical sequence

use knowledge of written code patterns to accurately spell high-frequency and familiar words

show how body language, for example, facial expression, gesture and movement, posture and orientation, eye contact and touch, can be used to achieve effects and influence meaning

read a variety of books for pleasure, instruction and information; reflect regularly on reading and set future goals

discuss personality and behaviour of storybook characters, commenting on reasons why they might react in particular ways

work independently, to produce written work that is legible and well-presented, written either by hand or in digital format

use increasingly accurate grammatical constructs

use a range of strategies to solve comprehension problems and deepen their understanding of a text

access information from a variety of texts both in print and online, for example, newspapers, magazines, journals, comics, graphic books, e-books, blogs, wikis

use knowledge of written code patterns to accurately spell high-frequency and familiar words

select vocabulary and supporting details to achieve desired effect.

access information from a variety of texts both in print and online, for example, newspapers, magazines, journals, comics, graphic books, e-books, blogs, wikis

participate in collaborative learning experiences, acknowledging that people see things differently and are entitled to express their point of view

proofread their own writing and make some corrections and improvements

discuss their own experiences and relate them to fiction and non-fiction texts

demonstrate an increasing understanding of how grammar works

Arts - Visual Arts

Responding

Creating

recognize that different audiences respond different ways to artworks.

use a personal interest, belief or values as a starting point to create a piece of artwork

understand the role and relevance of visual arts in society.

demonstrate control of tools,materials and processes.

use their knowledge and experiences to make informed interpretations of artworks

combine a variety of formal elements to communicate ideas, feelings and/or experiences (Integrated with the STP)

provide constructive criticism when responding to artwork

realize that their artwork has meaning

identify the formal elements of an artwork.

take responsibility for the care of tools and materials

reflect on their own and other`s creative processes to inform their thinking

take responsibility for their own and others’ safety in the working environment

participate in individual and collaborative creative experiences.

adjust and refine their creative process in response to constructive criticism

Arts - Drama

Responding

Creating

reflect on a variety of dramatic forms to identify new understandings within the arts

consider the skills and techniques used by a range of drama practitioners in the performing arts

reflect on achievements and challenges and how they can incorporate these influences in future work

consider the advice and feedback of others as an essential part of the creative process

describe how drama plays an innovative role in communicating ideas within cultures and society

show an awareness of audience and adapt performances accordingly

describe the dynamic connection between the audience and performer

consider and maintain appropriate behaviours in drama, as an audience member or as a performer

recognize and explore some of the different roles in theatre

interpret written dialogues or scenarios.

make artistic choices about role,situation and context

find appropriate ways to communicate specific meaning using dramatic action

manipulate a variety of different drama strategies and techniques to create informed scripts, characterizations and contexts

Arts - Music

Responding

Creating

analyse different composition describing how the musical elements enhance the message

express themselves as individuals through musical composition

describe the process used to create their own music and compare it with others, in order to improve their composition

present, in a small group, innovative musical performances on a selected issue

sing with accuracy and control focusing awareness on the musical elements

express one or more moods/feelings in a musical composition

interpret and explain the cultural and/or historical perspective of a musical composition (WWPAT)

create a musical composition expressing their own ideas and feelings on a social issue

PSPE

Active Living

analyse how assumptions can lead to misconceptions.

demonstrate an understanding of the principles of training in developing and maintaining fitness.

develop plans to improve performance through technique refinement and practice.

self assess performance and respond to feedback on performance from others.

exhibit effective decision making processes in the application of skills during physical activity.

Interaction

discuss ideas and ask questions to clarify meaning.

reflect on the perspectives and ideas of others.

share their own relevant ideas and feelings in an appropriate manner.

reach out for help when it is needed for themselves or others.

build on previous experiences to improve group performance.

reflect critically on the effectiveness of the group during and at the end of the process.