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Lesson Three – Sputnik

This history teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to investigate and record the impact on the world community following the launch of Sputnik by Russia. The class can compose a news report to describe what happened when Sputnik was launched and explain how the advancement affected the world.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and record the impact on the world community following the launch of Sputnik by Russia

Learning Objectives

Describe and make links between the main events, situations and changes within periods studied. Communicate their knowledge and understanding of history in a variety of ways.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how an event in history impacted and change the world. I can write a report to reflect an event that happened in the past.

Sputnik

Teaching sequence to help the children investigate and record the impact on the world community following the launch of Sputnik by Russia

Sputnik One

Display poster for whole class discussion to help the children describe the launch of a Russian spacecraft in the 1950s as part of the space race

Daily News

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children describe the launch of Sputnik One in the 1950s as part of the space race

Sputnik News Report

Template to help the children structure and format a report about the launch of Sputnik One in the 1950s as part of the space race

Sputnik

Interactive activity to help the children investigate and record the impact on the world community following the launch of Sputnik by Russia

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and record the impact on the world community following the launch of Sputnik by Russia

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