Students select part of script (one story item) from the most recent
BBC World News for Children
bulletin and copy it onto worksheet 3.2: Writing and assembling news (the worksheet used in Lesson 3). There is no need to copy any 'CLIP quotations' as they will be adding their own during this lesson. As a low tech alternative, teachers choose a script and printout copies.
They VOX POP (voice of the people) members of the group (between 3 and 5 people), noting down their names and opinions.
Teachers tip: Students respond well to vox popping people outside the classroom.
Students select the best TWO quotes and place them in the left-hand column of Worksheet 3.2: Writing and assembling news, indicating where they would be inserted into the script (using an arrow, for example).
If necessary, they re-write the script surrounding the inserted quotes, in order to make the words and quotes work together.
Show students examples of info-graphics in the
section of the BBC News website. This
news story about global warming
contains two examples.
Students draw an info-graphic about their news topic, in the left-hand column of the worksheet, which will appear behind the presenter while they are reading out the script. They must decide at which word it will appear (in) and at which word it will disappear (out), and mark that on the worksheet,
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