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This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to plan and write a newspaper report about the sequence of events surrounding the birth of Jesus. The class can identify the correct ways to structure and format a news report and select special vocabulary to match the type of text.

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Learning Objectives

Identifying and discussing themes and conventions in and across a wide range of writing. Selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary, understanding how such choices can change and enhance meaning.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how to format and structure a newspaper report. I can use journalistic language to  report an event from the past.

Bethlehem News

Teaching sequence to help the children plan and write a newspaper report about the sequence of events surrounding the birth of Jesus

Gospel of Luke

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children identify the sequence of events surrounding the birth of Jesus

Bethlehem News

Template to help the children structure and format a newspaper report about the sequence of events surrounding the birth of Jesus

Bethlehem News

Interactive activity to help the children plan and write a newspaper report about the sequence of events surrounding the birth of Jesus

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to plan and write a newspaper report about the sequence of events surrounding the birth of Jesus

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