Frozen lands

Year 6

Unit Overview

In the Frozen Kingdoms project, your child will learn about the regions of the Arctic and Antarctic. They will learn about the similarities and differences between these two regions, including the climate, landscape and natural resources. They will learn how to use grid references, lines of latitude and longitude, contour lines and symbols to identify the geographical locations of the Arctic and Antarctic, and how these, along with the tilt of the Earth, affect day length and warmth. They will learn about the indigenous people of the Arctic, including how their lives have changed over time, and about the positives and negatives of tourism in Antarctica. 

❇ MEMORABLE MOMENT

Researching polar facts. 

️✏️ WRITING OPPORTUNITIES

Gathering research facts.

🌳 LEARNING OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM

Exploring natural resources around school.

🏁 BIG FINISH

Children will do a Big Finish quiz.

📖 FOCUS TEXT

The class will be reading Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

Unit Sequence: Learning Intentions