Local Area Topic: Term 6 Week 7
The topic work this week continues to focus on our local area. This week, we are looking at possible developments in and around our local area.
Lesson 1 Local Planning Proposals
Your task is to look through the ‘Local Planning’ PowerPoint. As you read the information, you will need to decide on the following:
You can make notes of your choices and ideas on the planning sheet.
Lesson 2 Persuasive Writing
Your task is to write a letter to the council with the aim of making them choose your favourite idea from the three proposals. You will need to:
There is an example letter discussing the new Lidl, you can use this for ideas.
When writing the letter, you can print off a lined template to handwrite your letter, or there is an editable version that you can type onto.
Lesson 3 Debate
Your task is to have a debate (civilised argument) about the planning proposals. Using all of the information and ideas that you have looked at this week, you are going to go head-to-head with somebody with a different idea to your own. You will need to be able to put the positive ideas forward and defend against the negative points – so make sure you are aware of them in advance. Your debate could be:
Good Luck! J
Quiz time - What can you recall?
Have a go at our topic quiz on Kahoot.
You can choose to play as a guest or you can make a log in (the basic option is free).
You can do this by setting up a phone/ipad or laptop to run the quiz and then on a separate device go to kahoot.it to play the quiz, more than one person can play at the same time. You should be given a code to then play the quiz which you will need to put into device you are playing on.