Local history lesson: The Mersey Tunnels
LO: To understand the impact and significance of the opening of the Mersey Tunnels.
• Learning task – Discuss how we get to and from Liverpool and what they know about the tunnels.
ppt with facts about the queensway tunnel opening and some about the kingsway tunnel. To discuss why it was important
To create a newspaper report on the event
Example of a newspaper report made as a WALT
Lesson 1-diary comprehension-
Use Mrs Silver’s diary entry
Children read and answer comprehension questions and identify features of dairy writing.
LA - Children complete comprehension questions to understand the text.
MA - complete comprehension questions to understand the text - Teacher guide –
HA - Complete comprehension questions to understand the text – Independent –
Plenary: Share our ideas and go through answers
Ext: predict what might next and justify
Success criteria - I can find words and phrases in the text to justify my answers.
moving to planning a diary entry and writing in a template.