KS2 Writing a newspaper report - Philippe Petit Walks Across the World Trade Center in 1974

Suitable for pupils in year 5&6, this resource includes a high quality model newspaper report. It describes the death defying World Trade Center tightrope walk performed by Frenchman Philippe Petit in 1974 (as recently portrayed in the 2015 film - The Walk). Also included is a teaching presentation to assist in the writing of an effective newspaper report introduction and a two page blank newspaper template. You will also find a success criteria sample (WMG) attached with an open source You Tube video clip.

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Created: Nov 27, 2016

Updated: May 13, 2020

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