Lesson 1 To form an initial impression of a songIn this lesson, the children will listen to part of a song, read some of the lyrics in the song and reflect upon the style of music. The children will also generate their own questions about the song and its lyrics. The teacher will also provide the children with some historical context.
Lesson 2:To consider the author's purpose and intended audienceIn this lesson, the children will consider the historical context in relation to the song they studied in the previous lesson. With this in mind and the children's knowledge of the musician, they will then consider his purpose when writing the song and who the intended audience might have been
Lesson 4 To consider Lord Kitchener's perspectiveIn this lesson, the children will have the opportunity to practise answering questions in a written form. They will also consider how the musician's feelings have changed over a period of time by studying a new song.
Lesson 1: Engage with the textIn this lesson, the children will make inferences about what this book is about by looking at pictures, they will then consider the text type and finally they will generate their own question about Walter Tull.
Lesson 2: To read about Walter Tull's family and childhoodIn this lesson, the children will read about Walter Tull's early life. Sadly, lots of his family members died when he was young. We will answer retrieval questions, consider the layout of the text and reflect upon his experience as a child
Lesson 4: To read about Walter Tull’s career in the armyIn this lesson, we will read about Walter's time in WW1. We will read about his daily routine and the uniform that he wore. At certain points of the lesson will will reflect upon his race and the contributions he has made to a more inclusive society today
Lesson 5: To reflect upon the text we have readIn this lesson, we will re-read an extract and answer some language-based inference questions. The children's task will be to write a letter from the perspective of Walter Tull describing his time in the trenches. We will spend some time considering why Walter Tull was remarkable.
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