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Tapnell Farm Park

Resource ID 152131

Upper KS2 English

Spoken Language
Speaking for Purpose
"Animal Reporter!"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Description
"Animal Reporter!"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

152131 - Upper KS2 Low Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

152132 - Upper KS2 High Ability

The project covers a range of skills including questioning, role play and discussion, as well as empathy

Contextual Summary


The project covers a range of skills including questioning, role play and discussion, as well as empathy

Key Skills Practised
  • Application of learnt skills in a new context
  • Questioning skills
  • Speaking skills
  • Creative thinking
  • Collaborative working
  • Higher order thinking skills.
Learning Opportunities

Pre-Visit

Students could target questions towards factual information and opinions. These could be prepared in this pre-visit lesson.

On-Site

Students to complete tasks within the English resource linked to this document

Post-Visit

The main project should be continued in the classroom with a partner post-visit where the interviews should be worked on and role play encouraged. Extra time may be given for further research before interviews are practised and recorded.

Learning Outcomes

The project will reinforce relevant questioning skills as well as encouraging students to speak in role-play situations and in collaborative discussion as required in the English programmes of study in the National Curriculum. This will impact on subsequent learning.

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