2021 draws to a close with a variety of stories from around the world!
What a week once again - Record for Lionesses, another variant, 98mph storm attacks, power cuts, thanksgiving parade balloons, Australian animal ban, fines for the elderly, Easy on Me at one again, live TV cancellations, American van chaos, Barbados republic and Celeb bubble bursting!!! What does 2021-2022 school year hold in store for us all? There’s only one way to find out - in the NEEEEEEWWWWSSS 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. :)
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