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Premier League Reading Stars: Fixture 5 - Player profile

KS2
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Premier League Reading Stars: Fixture 5 - Player profile

KS2
Reading Stars, Reading

This fixture will introduce pupils to reading magazines and the impact that they have on the reader and the subject. They will also learn the difference between facts and opinions and be able to identify them in text. Before embarking on any fixtures, please read the Tactics book and Trials book first.

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How long does it take to deliver this pack?

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Learning outcomes

Pupils will be able to:

  • understand the purpose of a magazine and how this differs from other texts
  • understand the difference between a fact and an opinion, and be able to identify them in the text
  • think critically about a magazine article

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Film: Player profile

Alex Scott from Arsenal Ladies explains some of the differences between fact and opinion.



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Main activity part 1: Magazine mayhem

In the first part of the main activity, pupils begin to understand what the purpose of a magazine is. They will also identify the range of different features within a collection of articles.


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Main activity part 2: Fact or opinion?

In the second part of the main activity, pupils will begin to understand the difference between a fact and an opinion and start to identify them in a range of texts.


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Main activity part 3: Player profile

In the final part of the main activity, pupils will identify facts and opinions within a magazine article about Frank Lampard.


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Plenary activity: Positive words

In this plenary activity, pupils will begin to understand what a positive opinion is (compliment) and share these with others.