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  Relevance
Updated 19 March 2002, 11.21
Sort the relevant from the irrelevant about games

Learning aims
  • The meanings of relevant and irrelevant.

  • Select information that is relevant to a given title.

Introduction
Read through with the class the

Make the point that a text should contain information that is linked to its title.

The class sort out the irrelevant facts, leaving only the information that is relevant to the headline.

Main activity
Children sort out the irrelevant facts from the story below, leaving only the information that is relevant to the headline.

Robbie Williams
Robbie Williams

Give out copies of the

Extension activity
Print a selection of other news stories so that children can select one. For example, the

They can underline all the parts of the story that they feel could be removed and still leave the story making sense.

Plenary
Children read aloud their edited stories and compare them with the versions on CBBC Newsround.


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