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Week 12: 22 November - 26 November

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework


Exams
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Week 11: 15 November - 19 November

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework


Revision in class - general NS topics.
Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010
Exams
Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010
Exams
Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010

Revision timetable - see EXAM

Week 10: 8 November - 12 November

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework


Carol evening practice
Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010
Books marked and exam revision done.
Hint for exam: know skeleton labels; human systems; and five kingdoms.
Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010
Revision on The FIve Kingdoms done in class - exam questions on this section will be multiple choice.
Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010

Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010


Week 9: 2 November - 5 November

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework


Present circuit projects for marking
Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010
Present circuit projects for marking
Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010
Presented last of circuit projects and took photos of projects.
Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010

Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010



EXAM PREPARATION INFORMATION HERE
Week 8: 25 October - 29 October

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework


Electrcity - inside a cell, and volts.
Revision timetable - see EXAM PREP 2010
Revision work
Revision work
Revision work
Revision work
Visit to the Apartheid Museum
Revision work

Week 7: 18 October - 20 October

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework


NS Cycle Test - all classes!

Grade 6C:
Electrical wires (why we use copper), batteries (how they work - internal view, and how it produces DC) and generators (how they produce AC)
Work on circuit board project.
Exeat Weekend
Exeat Weekend
Exeat Weekend
Exeat Weekend


Remember: NS cycle test on Electricity and Magnetism on Tuesday, 19 October 2010. Click here for what to learn.

Week 6: 11 October - 15 October

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework


Grade 6D: Worked through the rest of the questions on the video.

Grade 6T:
Draw and label various types of circuits.Look at a video on the flow of electrons and how humans can be conductors. (See video no. 4 under Videos and Songs) Grade 6C: Work through the rest of the questions on the video.

Write a paragraph describing what AC and DC electricity are. State which one you think is best and why.

Grade 6C: You have to write two paragraphs.
Grade 6T: photographs taken in the hall.

Grade 6C: what to learn for NS cycle test discussed in detail.

NB: 6T - I will discuss what to learn for the NS test during English tomorrow.
Study for cycle test and complete paragraphs on AC and DC electricity.
Discussed what to learn for the NS cycle test in detail.

Looked at AC and DC electricity in more detail: why copper wires are used etc.
Study for NS cycle test.

Week 5: 4 October - 8 October

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework


Quiz on symbols for circuits.
Intro to series and parallel circuits.Worked with electrical circuits and built series and parallel circuits.

Grade 6C:Worked with electrical circuits and built series and parallel circuits.Grade 6T: Prestige athletics

Grade 6T:
Worked with electrical circuits and built series and parallel circuits.Grade 6C: Drew and labelled various types of circuits.Looked at a video on the flow of electrons and how humans can be conductors. (See video no. 4 under Videos and Songs)Answered first two questions on video content.

Grade 6DDrew and labelled various types of circuits.Looked at a video on the flow of electrons and how humans can be conductors. (See video no. 4 under Videos and Songs)Answered first two questions on video content.


Week 4: 27 September - 1 October

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework



Learn the symbols for drawing diagrams of circuits
Learn the symbols for a quiz next week.

Learn the symbols for drawing diagrams of circuits
Learn the symbols done in class for a quiz tomorrow.
Quiz done on symbols for circuits.



Intro to series and parallel circuits.
Grade 6T: Research and write a paragraph about series and parallet circuits (one paragraph each).
Then draw an example of each using the correct symbols.
Function in the hall.
Learn the circuit symbols for a quiz on Tuesday.

Week 3: 20 September - 23 September

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework


Science quiz

Hooked on Books

Grade 6C and 6T:


Grade 6T:
Completed 4 All About Switches

Heritage Day



Week 2: 13 September - 17 September

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework




Complete Conductors and Insulators, looked at switches.
Read through notes for a spot quiz to take place in the next two weeks. Be able to recongise the answer i.e. it will be a multiple choice quiz.
Grade 6T:


Grade 6C: Drug talk in the hall
Revise notes and make sure drawings from today's lesson are up to date.

Continue working on your electrical circuit projects.
Grade 6C & 6T:

Grade 6C:

Read through the notes for a spot quiz within the next two weeks.
Grade 6T:


Grade 6C: (Catch up lesson)

Read through notes for spot quiz next week.



Week 1: 7 September - 10 September

Tuesday(Grade 6D)
Wednesday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Thursday(Grades 6C & 6T)
Friday(Grade 6D)
Special notes

Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework
Class work
Homework


Introduction to Electricity: insulators; conductors; circuits; voltage; ions etc.
Began SmartBoard lesson on Electricity.
Completed first two slides.
See notes
Begin working on individual project - make your own electrical circuit with: a switch; insulator; conductor; light or buzzer or bell.
Provide labels and demonstrate how your circuit works in class.
Project due date: 2/ 3 November 2010
Introduction to Electricity: insulators; conductors; circuits; voltage; ions etc.
Began SmartBoard lesson on Electricity.
Completed first two slides.


See notes
Begin working on individual project - make your own electrical circuit with: a switch; insulator; conductor; light or buzzer or bell.
Provide labels and demonstrate how your circuit works in class.
Project due date: 2/ 3 November 2010
How circuits work - visit web site listed here
Did online quiz in class.


Revise notes on how circuits work.

This will be in your exam at the end of the year!
Completed how circuits work and looked at conductors and insulators - carried out virtual experiments on web site.



Revise work covered in class, do the online quizzes on the web site here.
Continue working on your individual circuit building project.