Just time to fit in another workshop for schools before Christmas.
It was, in fact, a return trip to Overleigh St Marys Primary School in Chester to run another media writing workshop for Key Stage 2 (KS2).
The focus this year was news (factual writing) vs. blogs (persuasive writing) and we based our stories around a space theme with the hook of Major Time Peake blasting off to the International Space Station (ISS) on December 15.
Amongst the topics we discussed:
- What is news?
- How to structure of news writing
- How to use quotes
- What is a blog post?
- How to structure a blog post
- How to research, not rant
By the end of the morning we had a Newsround-style opportunity to read out our stories with the final versions to go live on the school website shortly — check back for details.
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Liked this? Try also BBC School report Day at Horns Mill Primary School.