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English/PSHE 15th June

English/PSHE

 

This week, we are going to focus our English to fit alongside the recent ‘Black Lives Matter’ international human rights movement you may have seen on the news.

 

Task 1

We would first like you to watch the following videos and to read the First News Paper to inform yourself of the recent events.

Task 2


For your Writing this week, we would like you to select an inspirational black man or woman to research and create a biography of their achievements. This biography could be handwritten, typed or be in the format of an informative poster or PowerPoint Presentation. 


Examples of people you could research are: Barack Obama, Usain Bolt, Serena/Venus Williams, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Mary Seacole, Nelson Mandela or Sadio Mane! 


We have added some example posters below and an example PowerPoint for you to use as a starting point for your research.


Success Criteria: 

  • Introduction, who are you writing about and why? Hook the reader in!
  • Main Body - 
    • Summarise the person's life in chronological order
    • Include key events of the person’s life
    • Include key influences of the person’s life
    • Include quotes from the inspirational person to portray their feelings/emotions
  • Conclusion – State your opinion, how and why will we remember this person?
  • Third person and past tense
  • Adverbials and conjunctions to link points
  • Pictures/illustrations of your inspirational person

 

Don't forget to send us your work so we can add it to the blog!

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