Year 2

Recount: news report

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Lessons (10)

  • In this lesson, we will listen to a news report about Apollo's missing item. We will then map the story together using drawings to show the different parts of the news report.
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  • In this lesson, we will use our story map to create an action to represent each part of our news report. Once we've done this we will then have a go at speaking the story, using the story map and actions to help us if we need them.
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  • In this lesson, we will take on the role of different characters and think about how we can change our voice, facial expressions and body language to demonstrate this character to an audience. We will focus mainly on a police officer interviewing Apollo about the crime.
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  • In this lesson, we will explore how the suffix -ed can be added to regular verbs to make them past tense. We will then use some of these past tense verbs in sentences linked to our news report.
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  • In this lesson, we will meet Retrieval Rabbit who will help us to understand how we find information in a text to answer questions. We will read sections of our news report and then answer some retrieval questions together.
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  • In this lesson, we will look at the main sections and features that make up a TV news report. We will then use our imaginations to link these features to our own news story for Apollo's stolen item.
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  • In this lesson, we will box up the main sections and the content of our news report. We will draw pictures for the main events as well as including key words and notes on the reader's mood for each section.
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  • In this lesson, we will write the introduction to our news report. We will first introduce the reporter and then introduce the news report using the 5 W's to guide us.
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  • In this lesson, we will write the interview in a play script style. The questions will focus on the details of the situation as well as Apollo's emotions and opinions. We will use our imaginations to creatively write how Apollo might respond to the news reporter's questions.
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  • In this lesson, we will finish writing our news report with a conclusion that recaps the story, explains what might happen next and ends on a call to action to the viewers. We will then practise performing our news reports, focusing on our tone of voice, facial expressions and body language.
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