History & Geography Year 6
Year 6 Knowledge, skills and understanding in History
- Can they say where a period of history fits on a timeline?
- Can they place a specific event on a timeline by decade?
- Can they place features of historical events and people from past societies and periods in a chronological framework?
Knowledge and interpretation
- Can they summarise the main events from a specific period in history, explaining the order in which key events happened?
- Can they summarise how Britain has had a major influence on world history?
- Can they summarise what Britain may have learnt from other countries and civilizations through time gone by and more recently?
- Can they describe features of historical events and people from past societies and periods they have studied?
- Can they recognise and describe differences and similarities/ changes and continuity between different periods of history?
- Can they look at two different versions and say how the author may be attempting to persuade or give a specific viewpoint?
- Can they identify and explain their understanding of propaganda?
- Can they describe a key event from Britain’s past using a range of evidence from different sources?
Year 6 Knowledge, skills and understanding in Geography
- Can they confidently explain scale and use maps with a range of scales?
- Can they choose the best way to collect information needed and decide the most appropriate units of measure?
- Can they make careful measurements and use the data?
- Can they use OS maps to answer questions?
- Can they use maps, aerial photos, plans and web resources to describe what a locality might be like?
- Can they give extended description of the physical features of different places around the world?
- Can they describe how some places are similar and others are different in relation to their human features?
- Can they accurately use a 4 figure grid reference?
- Can they create sketch maps when carrying out a field study?
- Can they give an extended description of the human features of different places around the world?
- Can they map land use with their own criteria?
- Can they describe how some places are similar and others are different in relation to their physical features?
- Can they recognise key symbols used on ordnance survey maps?
- Can they name the largest desert in the world?
- Can they identify and name the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn as well as the Artic and Antarctic circles?
- Can they explain how the time zones work?