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Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Resource ID 101011

KS3 English

Spoken Language
Questioning, listening, recording and summarising
"10 Questions you must ask at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"10 Questions you must ask at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

101011 - KS3 Low Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]

101012 - KS3 Mid Ability

101013 - KS3 High Ability

Précis

This is a Spoken Language task that enables students to practise their questioning and listening skills, as well as summarising techniques.

Contextual Summary


This is a Spoken Language task that enables students to practise their questioning and listening skills, as well as summarising techniques. The task links to specific information about the Isle of Wight Steam Railway that should be interesting and relevant to students in key stage 3.

Questions have been chosen because they link with core English Spoken Language skills and also specific cross-curricular skills for example in the subjects of History (how the past is represented) and Science (forces, materials and their properties, etc.).

Key Skills Practised
  • Questioning
  • Listening
  • Recording information
  • Summarising information
Learning Opportunities

Pre-Visit

The questions could be discussed in class prior to the trip so students are aware of the information they need to discover.

On-Site

Completion of the Spoken Language resource/s linked to this document

Post-Visit

Follow-up tasks could include whole class discussion about the responses to the questions, ¬Ągroups presenting back their collated ideas to the class, or a written reflective evaluation or summary

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate their questioning skills, by asking appropriate questions of the right people, or finding the required information. Students will also be able to demonstrate that they have listened, by recording and summarising the information gleaned from the visit.

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