When Pirates Came to Stay! (LS-MT-296)
This learning scenario introduces the students to the concept of journalistic writing. It concentrates mainly on the planning and writing of a news article report with regards to pirates either attacking an island or finding a treasure. A poem about pirates and different Europeana images are used to introduce the students to the theme.
This English writing learning scenario helps students acquire important 21st-century skills as well as different writing skills.
Creativity: During the planning stage the students will use different toys brought from home to create a news video showing what happened during the pirate’s attack.
Collaboration: The students will work together in producing the video and they will help each other during the writing process.
Communication: During each activity, the students will be engaged in discussions about pirates.
Media Literacy: This lesson incorporates the use of online tools such as AnswerGarden and Photostory.
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