Term 4
Year 6 Term 4 

Key Concepts – Number – Ratio, proportion and algebra.

Key Vocabulary Proportion, Ratio, Parts Similar One in every, One to every Percentage Algebra Algebraic Formulae Scaling Scale Factors 
Key Concepts –Topic Statistics

Key Vocabulary
Statistics Pie Chart Mean Average Data Data sets Protractor

Common Misconceptions – Fractions, decimals and percentages Children confuse ration and proportion. When scaling, children choose the wrong operation or don’t apply the same operation to all sides of the shape. Children do not work systematically when working through a problem and miss some possible solutions. Common Misconception – Statistics The size of the angle is the same as the result of the data collected – 3 respondents would be 3 degrees. Misuse of a protractor leading to incorrectly measured segments. The wrong type of data is presented in a pie chart. Children not giving the mean as the average and using the median or the mode. Miscalculations in summing the data or dividing it by the total number of data points collected. 