2021 continues with the lockdown lifting slightly as we head back to school but still with, online lessons Zooming all over the show!
What a week once again -the half term break seems like a distant memory already! City go 21 wins in a row, epic waterfall freezes, Life in Colour 2021, Olympics will go ahead, TV channel comeback, a golden egg goes on sale, Eric Yuan’s company soars higher, Bruce Springsteen’s presidential friend, recycled footie shirts and a world’s first mammal is born! What will the rest 2021 hold in store for us all? Find out each week in the NEWS QUUUUUUUIIIIIZZZ! :)
New quiz uploaded each week of the term, ALL YEAR LONG! More than ten years and still going strong :) Many thanks to everyone who downloads this, it is very much appreciated and I’m glad it is useful for your form groups!
13 topical questions of the past week’s news, across the UK and the world.
Designed to be used as a 10-20 minute activity in formtime - you could make it a little longer by talking about and discussing some of the questions.
ANY MIS-SPELLINGS/MISSING CAPITALS ETC. IN THE PREVIEW ARE INTENTIONAL AND LINK TO THE LITERACY QUESTIONS IN THE REST OF THE QUIZ!
Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard.
Includes 2 literacy and 1 numeracy questions based on the other questions.
Works well as a form group activity in registration time - I give sweets to the winning team (we’re not supposed to give sweets out, so it’s a nice ‘naughty’ reward and makes (some of) them watch and check their apps about the news in the week. :) Currently doing this as a whole year Zoom activity with their parents and carers too :)
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