Includes extrract from FWA writer awards where he discussed many topics, including the value of Mo Salah as a role model, the importance of journalism in reporting racism, and even provided an appropriate quip about Brexit in his closing remarks.
Attached also is a reading comprehension I made about the speech. It is funny and relevant and good to engage boys and all football lovers.
Questions hit curriculum content domains.
An assembly discussing the definition of resilence and linked concepts/ synonyms. There are links to several videos using sports and actors personal journeys to inspire children to never give up. Finishes with a mantra to practise with the children and a prayer (from a Catholic school)
A document that we made at school to follow the imitate, innovate and invent stages of Talk for writing to support teachers to plan the right sort of activities and writing opportunities at each stage of planning.
Based on CPD given on the Talk for Writing process.
A traditional carol concert script to be used with KS2.
Traditional retelling of the Christmas story split up into numerous reading parts for children. Youtube links to hymns to use in practices. Also attached is an accompanying powerpoint with all the lyrics and some pictures and words to accompany the Christmas story.
A mix of traditional and modern religious hymns.
Finale with Nazareth from the Nativity film (a choir and crowd pleaser)
Assembly powerpoint to aid discussion about what a hero is. A little bit on the image and role of superheroes/footballers as heroes and then some slides of different heroes we studied as a school to aid discussion about if we know why we class them as heroes.
A week of planning and associated resources looking at poems inspired by the sights and sounds of a music festival, specifically Glastonbury!
A really fun week of learning that the children loved!
Different poems looked at and analysed.
Included in download:
Planning, poems to analyse and compare, grammar activities and resources, smartboard for the week, success criteria for written outcome.
Written outcome - odes.