GRADE 5 / YEAR 6 HUMANITIES COURSE SYLLABUS 2019-2020

Course Outline

(History and Geography)

Textbooks:

Oxford Primary history 5 Textbook

Oxford Primary history 5 Workbook

Oxford Primary Geography Textbook

Oxford International Geography Workbook

Content:

Term 1 - History

Week 1-7

Unit 2 (Book 5)

Anglo-saxons

Week 8-14

Unit 1 (Book 6)

Vikings

Week 15

 Revise and Review

Term 2 - Geography

Week 1-5

(Unit 3 and some of 4)

Physical Geography Coasts and Coastal Settlements

Term 2 - History

Week 6-11

Mayan Civilisation

Week 12

 Revise and Review

Term 3 - Geography

Week 1-3

Unit 3

Physical Geography - Coasts

Week 4-5

Unit 4

Physical Geography – Coastal Features

Week 6-7

Unit 5

Physical Geography – Wind

Week 8

Revision Week

Assessments:

The final grade for the course will be calculated based on:

Class work- 10%

Project- 35%

Assessments- 15%

Exam/Evaluation- 40%

The Final Grade for the course will be calculated based on:

Multiple forms of assessments, both formal and informal, will be used to gain knowledge about a student’s level of understanding.  Assessments will be in the form of assignments, projects, quizzes (announced or unannounced), observations, group work, homework, class work, participation, tests and exams. 

All formal test dates will be posted on the communicator.

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