Resource ID 102203

KS3 English

Spoken Language
Group Q & A with Expert
"Planning questions for a talk"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Planning questions for a talk"
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102201 - Lower KS2 Mixed Ability

102202 - Upper KS2 Mixed Ability

102203 - KS3 Mixed Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]


Planning questions for the talk given by experts at Dinosaur Isle

Contextual Summary

In preparation for students’ planned visit to Dinosaur Isle, this activity will see them planning for opportunities to practise their English Spoken Language skills, which are a core part of the English National Curriculum 2014 and, in Scotland, Curriculum for Excellence.

The resource focuses on planning for questioning during the expert talk that is optional for school visits. This resource is designed to link with the talk that is provided by Dinosaur Isle , on subjects as requested by the school.

Key Skills Practised
  • Identifying key areas for learning
  • Crafting relevant questions
  • Recording information
  • Summarising current knowledge
Learning Opportunities


Completion of the English Spoken Language resource/s linked to this document


Applying use of the completed resource sheet in the Q&A talk.


Follow-up tasks could include: Whole class discussion about the responses to the questions; groups presenting their key questions and answers to the class; a written reflective evaluation or summary of what was learned in response to the questions

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate their questioning skills, by asking appropriate questions that increase their understanding and stimulate learning.

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