BE COMPREHENSIVE! DISCOVERING RED FUNNEL.
Designed to support a school trip to Red Funnel Ferries
ENGLISH Upper Key Stage 2
Variants: High Ability students
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Pupils will read a newspaper article about Red Funnel choosing their charity of the year for 2015. It outlines the reasons for their choice and includes comments from the CEO of Red Funnel and UKSA (their chosen charity). After reading the article, pupils will answer a range of questions regarding its content.
This is a pre- or post-visit English resource that engages students with their visit to Red Funnel ferries.
The resource task extends children’s knowledge of Red Funnel’s involvement with the local community.
The task enables them to develop their reading comprehension skills which will be relevant to the curriculum at upper key stage 2.
Pupils will read a newspaper article about Red Funnel choosing their charity of the year for 2015. It outlines the reasons for their choice and includes comments from the CEO of Red Funnel and UKSA (their chosen charity).
After reading the article, pupils will answer a range of questions regarding its content.
Key Skills Practised
Comment on an author’s language choices
Retrieve information from the text
Investigate words in context
Use evidence to justify their views
Summarise key information
Use skills of inference
Students will demonstrate various reading skills: e.g. reading of texts for meaning and for specific information. They will summarise and present information from the text in their own words, and respond to specific questions. Students will demonstrate their skills when answering questions of a varying complexity. They will demonstrate their understanding of non-fiction texts.
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