This amazing collection of debate and writing activities will bring new inspiration and thoughtfulness to your Veterans' Day and Remembrance Day activities. Your students will experience a real-life live breaking news writing task. Based on a real event, students will be pushed to produce a breaking news article for TV broadcast in a real-time. This is high energy, high engagement, yet always results in deep understanding of the challenges of modern war. Together debate the purpose of war and use Socratic Seminar method to challenge your students' thinking. Then students have the opportunity to create their own personal creative response to the activities undertaken.
The bundles is aimed at older students due to the nature of some of the content.
The bundles can take between 2 - 3 hours and includes:
# Discussion of the facts of war
# A timeline of war research activity
# Socratic Seminar of the purpose of war
# Introduction to live TV news writing
# Advice on how to write the TV news
# Real-time live newsfeed
# TV news writing task
# Personal creative writing reflection task
# Teacher's guidance and worksheets (PDF)
# Veterans' Day / Remembrance Day writing activities materials (PDF)*
*Please note there are two files included one with UK spelling and facts, and one with US spelling and facts. Please open the correct one.
No answer key is required for this bundle.
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