Term 5
Year 6 Term 5 

Key Concepts – Number, Ratio, Proportion, Algebra

Key Vocabulary Proportion, Ratio, Parts Similar One in every, One to every Percentage Algebra Algebraic Formulae Scaling Scale Factors 
Key Concepts –Topic Measure: Volume and Time

Key Vocabulary
cubic centimetres(cm3) cubic metres (m3) cubic millimetres (mm3) cubic kilometres (km3) timetable arrive depart before after earliest quickest latest slowest 
Common Misconceptions – Number, Ratio, Proportion, Algebra Children confuse ratio 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 – Measure: Volume and Time Assuming the height or the width only of a container would impact its capacity or volume Until given enough opportunity to estimate volume, estimates may be unrealistic The 12pm is midnight and 12am is midday Assuming that there are 100 minutes in an hour (leading to misconceptions when calculating time periods on timetables) 