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This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to write a discussion text to outline arguments for and against an environmental issue about using the power of the tide. The class can identify effective vocabulary to present arguments in favour of or against using the tide to generate energy.

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Learning Objectives

Identifying and discussing themes and conventions in discussion texts. Selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how to structure and format a text to discuss arguments for and against an issue. I can select vocabulary and sentence structure to present arguments on a specific topic.

Tidal Power

Teaching sequence to help the children write a discussion text to outline arguments for and against an environmental issue about using the power of the tide

Tidal Power

Shared reading text to help the children explain how to structure and format a discussion text to present arguments in favour of or against using the tide to generate energy

For and Against

Activity to help the children edit identify and sort arguments for an against an issue about using the tide to generate energy

Discussion Writing Checklist

Activity to help the children edit and correct the format and structure a discussion text about using the tide to generate energy

Tidal Power

Interactive activity to help the children write a discussion text to outline arguments for and against an environmental issue about using the power of the tide

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to write a discussion text to outline arguments for and against an environmental issue about using the power of the tide

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