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Lesson Six – Neil Armstrong

This history teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to select information to use in a speech describing Armstrong’s achievements as part of the space race. The children can explain the consequences of the space race on the development of world history.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select information to use in a speech describing Armstrong’s achievements as part of the space race

Learning Objectives

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

Learning Outcomes

I can explain how the space race in the post-war period led to the growth of superpowers. I can make a presentation to explain the life of a significant figure in history.

Neil Armstrong

Teaching sequence to help the children select information to use in a speech describing Armstrong’s achievements as part of the space race

Space Race Viewpoints

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and explain the importance of events in the space race

Space Speech

Template to help the children structure and format a speech about the achievements of Neil Armstrong as part of the space race

Neil Armstrong

Interactive activity to help the children select information to use in a speech describing Armstrong’s achievements as part of the space race

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select information to use in a speech describing Armstrong’s achievements as part of the space race

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