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6th - 10th July

29th June - 3rd July

Friday (26.06.20)

LC: I can use the features of a text.

 

Today, you should finish your biography.

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Begin by reading through and making your edits.

 

Then, publish your biography on paper or even type it up on your computer.

 

The best will be showcased on the school website and on Twitter.

 

Answers to yesterday’s buzz boxes:

Thursday (25.06.20)

LC: I can use the features of a text.

 

Today you’re going to be completing the next paragraph of your biography.

 

Start by reading through what you have written so far and make any necessary edits to your writing.

 

Then, read through the modelled example and then write your next paragraph.

 

Answers to yesterday’s buzz boxes:

Wednesday (24.06.20)

 LC: I can use the features of a text.

 

Today, you’re going to use a slow write to complete the opening to your biography.

 

Remember, you need to think about your language choices and the facts. In order to keep the reader interested and engaged.

 

Answers to yesterday’s buzz boxes:

Tuesday (23.06.20)

LC: I can research a topic.

 

Today, you’re going to do some research on a famous BAME person.

You could do your research on someone you read about yesterday or someone of your choice. You will then be creating a biography for them later in the week.

Once you’ve researched, you’re going to create a fact-file displaying your knowledge.

 

Answers to yesterday’s buzz boxes:

Monday (22.06.20)

 

This week you’re going to be writing a biography.

 

LC: I can identify the features of a biography.

 

Then, read through the examples given to you and create a table or list of features that you must include in a biography.

 

Think about:

  • Structure
  • Grammar – sentence types
  • Punctuation – semi colons, hyphens, dashes etc

 

Answers to yesterday's buzz boxes:

Friday (19.06.20)

 

LC: I can use the features of a text.

 

Today, you should finish your speech.

 

Begin by reading through and making your edits.

 

Once it is done, we want you to perform your speech. This about how you should say it just like the speeches you listen to on Monday.

 

The best will be showcased on the school website and on Twitter.

 

Answers to yesterday's buzz boxes:

Thursday (18.06.20)

 

LC: I can use the features of a text.

 

Today you’re going to be completing the next paragraph of your speech.

 

Start by reading through what you have written so far and make any necessary edits to your writing.

 

Then, read through the modelled example and then write your next paragraph.

 

Answers to yesterday's buzz boxes:

Wednesday (17.06.20)

 LC: I can use the features of a text.

 

Today, you’re going to write the opening to your speech. You're going to be speaking about stopping racism with reference to Martin Luther King and his speech, plus making reference to the current worldwide protests about George Floyd.

 

Remember, you need to think about your language choices and using emotive language in order to persuade the reader to keep listening.

 

Answers to yesterday's buzz boxes:

Tuesday (16.06.20)

LC: I can research a topic.

 

Today, you’re going to read through some information texts about Martin Luther King Jr.

Once you’ve researched, you’re going to create a fact-file displaying your knowledge.

 

https://www.ducksters.com/biography/martin_luther_king_jr.php

 

https://www.biography.com/activist/martin-luther-king-jr

 

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/general-history/martin-luther-king-facts/#:~:text=Best%20known%20for%3A%20Campaigning%20for,to%20Martin%20Luther%20King%20Jr.

 

Answers to yesterday's buzz boxes:

Monday 15.06.20

This week you’re going to be writing a speech.

 

LC: I can identify the features of a speech.

 

In the past couple of weeks, there have been worldwide protests focusing on ‘Black Lives Matter’.

 

One particularly well known speech advocating the civil rights movement was ‘I have a dream’ by Martin Luther King in 1963.

 

  1. What are your first thoughts?
  2. Why was it so important at the time?
  3. Do you think anything has changed since then?

 

Then, read through the examples given to you and create a table or list of features that you must include in a speech.

 

Think about:

  • Structure
  • Grammar – sentence types
  • Punctuation – semi colons, hyphens, dashes etc
  • Emotive language
  • Persuasive language

Obama speech.mp4

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Martin Luther King speech.mp4

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