Create a News Report
Extension Activity 2.2
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This extension activity supports Breaking News: Activity 2.2 in Chapter Two.
Imagine you were an astronaut. What would you want to tell the world about your experiences in space? And what if you were a journalist? What questions would you ask an astronaut in an interview?
In this activity, students take on the roles of astronauts and journalist, developing questions and answers using the 'Zones of Relevance'. They can then write or record their own interviews. You could even use this activity to develop a class newspaper or journal.
Curriculum Links and Differentiation
December 13, 2016
Download detailed curriculum links and ideas for differentiation for your region: England, Scotland, Northern Ireland or Wales. You can also read an overview of the subjects covered by the Space Diary programme below, then visit the Activities page to search for content by Subject. ENGLAND SCOTLAND WALES NORTHERN IRELAND Overview The Space Diary is made up of […]
February 6, 2017
We spoke to Britain’s first astronaut, Helen Sharman, and got her to explain everything about communication in space. Not only do astronauts have to learn other languages for their training and communication in space, but they also have to understand how and when to communicate with earth. Visit the Chapter Two to download the activities, teaching notes […]
February 1, 2017
Each month we’re looking to showcase some Star Apprentices and we want your students to help us find them! Ask two of your students to interview each other about the best things they’ve learnt about space as they’ve been working their way through the Space Diary, or interview your child if you’re a Home Educator. Encourage […]