Children use a range of gathered sources (and sources of their own through independent and classroom based research) to gather information on historical events.
Children look at evidence for multiple sides of an argument and are able to form balanced arguments to support theories.
Children will primarily focus on presenting their findings in a range of different ways.
They will learn to write formally and informally within the relevent contexts and switch between formalities for effect.
Children will use a range of literary features such as cohesive devices and perfect form when writing their final news articles.
Throughout this unit children use a range of sources and research to uncover the truths behind some of the most well-known historical conspiracies around the world. JFK, Area 51, The Moon Landing - children will use evidence from historical events to draw their own conclusions and uncover 'the truth'. Children will produce a newspaper article with their chosen reveal and practise a range of writing skills including formality, higher order punctuation and ambitious vocabulary for effect.
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