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Lesson Five – Moon Landing

This history teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to research and write a report about a significant event that occurred during the space race in the post war period. The class can explore and record the history of Neil Armstrong and his involvement in the moon landing.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to research and write a report about a significant event that occurred during the space race in the post war period

Learning Objectives

Describe and make links between the main events, situations and changes in the cold war period. Communicate their knowledge and understanding of history in a variety of ways.

Learning Outcomes

I can explain reasons for events in the cold war period between the USA and the USSR. I can research information to use in a report about an event in history.

Moon Landing

Teaching sequence to help the children research and write a report about a significant event that occurred during the space race in the post war period

Neil Armstrong

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children order the events in the life of Neil Armstrong and his role in the space race

Moon Landing Notes

Template to help the children select and record notes to use in a written report about the Moon landing in 1969 as part of the space race

News Report

Template to help the children structure and format a report about the Moon landing in 1969 as part of the space race

Moon Landing

Interactive activity to help the children research and write a report about a significant event that occurred during the space race in the post war period

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to research and write a report about a significant event that occurred during the space race in the post war period

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