KS2 English Hot of the Press

This unit of work is suitable for upper KS2.
The learning in these five lessons gives pupils opportunities to identify the features of note taking on a health topic for a news article and write own newspaper reports; understand the concepts of journalism and how to take notes as reporters by planning a news article using key language and structure layout for own news paper report.

This unit of work follows on from ‘What’s in the News’

Lesson one begins with scanning and skim reading an article to take notes which leads on to skills activities in subordinate clause at the beginning at the end of sentences, embedded clauses., Semi-colon separating two main clause, simple sentences and rhetorical question in a news article. By the end of the week pupils will use their scan and skim reading skills to take their own notes before composing a newspaper article on food, nutrition or health successfully using all criteria from the class checklist and use editing skills to produce a final news article.

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Created: Jun 18, 2019

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