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This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to practise writing a news report describing an event that might happen in a family home over Christmas. The class can explain how to construct sentences and select special vocabulary for a news report to answer key questions about an event.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise writing a news report describing an event that might happen in a family home over Christmas

Learning Objectives

Reading texts that are structured in different ways. Composing and rehearsing sentences orally, progressively building a varied and rich vocabulary and an increasing range of sentence structures.

Learning Outcomes

I can explain how to structure a report to answer questions about a past event. I can compose sentences to present facts and information about something that has happened.

Family News

Teaching sequence to help the children practise writing a news report describing an event that might happen in a family home over Christmas

Burnt Turkey

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children explain how to structure and format a news report describing an event that might happen in a family home over Christmas

Christmas Notes

Template to help the children collect facts and information to use in a news report describing an event that might happen in a family home over Christmas

Christmas News Report

Template to help the children structure and format a news report describing an event that might happen in a family home over Christmas

Family News

Interactive activity to help the children practise writing a news report describing an event that might happen in a family home over Christmas

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise writing a news report describing an event that might happen in a family home over Christmas

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