What is included?
- A sheet with the National Curriculum English objectives for Y5/6 which are highlighted to help track and assess the progress of the class; to track coverage of the English curriculum and to show what objectives the unit covers.
- *NEW* Printable child-friendly learning objectives for children’s books.
- Persuasion planning for fifteen days including possible science and geography cross-curricular links.
- *NEW* Now includes a PowerPoint containing the lesson structure and learning activities for all fifteen lessons of the unit which can be presented to the children. The PowerPoint design and content can be adjusted to suit the needs of a class.
- ‘Should Lakeview Zoo be Closed?’ Activity Resources:
- E-mails from Lakeview Council informing Lakeview Zoo about an upcoming debate to discuss closing the zoo and its subsequent decision.
- Stakeholder character cards: Including the Manager of Lakeview Zoo, Lakeview Animal Welfare Officer, Zoologist, Zoo Visitors, Local Resident and Lakeview MPs.
- Hot seating worksheet for children’s books.
- Blank debate cue cards for each argument/counter argument.
- Debate structure for children.
- Debate rule worksheet for children to complete.
- Debate voting slips.
- Debate outcome evaluation sheets.
- Debate outcome discussion questions: extension sheet for higher achieving children.
- ‘Should Lakeview Zoo be Closed?’ Persuasion texts presented in the context of an e-mail reply sent from the zoo manager or animal welfare officer in response to the decision about closing Lakeview Zoo as appropriate to the outcome of the (class) debate.
- Four master persuasion texts that children could read and discuss:
- Persuasion text 1: manager of the zoo to the council appealing the decision to close the zoo.
- Persuasion text 2: animal welfare officer to the council appealing the decision to keep the zoo open.
- Persuasion texts 3/4: simplified versions of persuasion texts 1/2 for lower-achieving children.
- Boxing-up plans for a piece of persuasive writing from the viewpoint of the zoo manager and the animal welfare officer (Differentiated on two levels with writing frame included for lower-achieving children).
- Success criteria for persuasion (differentiated on three levels).
- Boxing-up plans for research about a piece of persuasive writing based on the arguments for or against eating meat (differentiated on two levels with writing frame included for lower-achieving children).
Should Lakeview Zoo be Closed? Persuasion Text Planning for Year 5/6 in a PDF file.
Should Lakeview Zoo be Closed? Lesson PowerPoints for Year 5/6.
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