REVIEW AND COMMENT
Designed to support a school trip to Dinosaur Isle
ENGLISH Upper Key Stage 2
Other Key Stage Variants: Key Stage 3
Writing to Review and Comment
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This is an English writing (composition) task that enables students to practise their writing skills, specifically to review and to comment.
The task links to the students’ visit to Dinosaur Isle and is relevant to students in Key Stages 2 and 3. This task links the visit with core English writing/composition skills and allows students the opportunity to reflect on their learning and experience.
This task can be introduced before the visit to the Dinosaur Isle museum, in class, by studying the features of reviews; students could practise a review on a local area or a holiday destination they’ve visited.
When on site, students could make notes on the key features of the museum and its exhibits to use in their review on returning to class.
Key Skills Practised
Reflecting on learning
Writing for audience and purpose
Review and comment skills could be pre-taught in class prior to the trip so students are aware of the information they need to note during the trip.
During the Visit
Noting down features they may want to include in their review: What they can do here; Things they learn; How they enjoyed the features of the museum (expert talk, interactive exhibits, dinosaur models, fossil walk, etc.)
Completion of the English/Writing resource/s linked to this document
Students will be able to demonstrate their reflection skills; they will be able to write a coherent and relevant review with comment on the key features of the Dinosuar Isle museum and learning therein.
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This page was last updated on: 01/06/2016