The second one of 2021 with the lockdown continuing and online lessons Zooming all over the show !
What a week once again - Liverpool cruise through, Trump incites a Capitol riot, snow and ice sculptures, laptops for schools, Little Mix reigning the charts, screen strain shows, Elon Musk aims high, free mobile education, disappointing free school meals packages and Brexit confiscations - our roller coaster of a journey continues into 2021- will it be the most unpredictable ever in education? Who can say? What will 2021 hold in store for us all?
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. :) Last week we did it as a whole year Zoom activity with their parents too :)
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