Topic talks for this term will include impromptu speeches given during class. Others are:
Continue improving persuasive speech for the public speaking competition. This can be done by practising in front of a mirror in order to improve eye contact and by using facial mannerisms to engage with the audience. As we have been writing persuasive speeches in class, the children now have a better idea of what is expected both in the writing and the delivering of the speech. Below is an attachment with may be useful.
Using the feedback provided during last week's presentations, the speeches will be repeated and the best three speeches will be involved in a 'talk off' with Year 2 children.
Stage 'talk off'
Select one emergency service and explain how it helps the community and why it is important.
Investigate the weather in another country. Explain why it is different or similar to the weather in our area.
Workers in the Community
Select one community worker and discuss their role in the community.
Weather: My favourite season
What is your favourite season? Why is it your favourite?
Last week's photos show a mixture of activities including wet weather, CHIMES, computers, spelling and persuasive speeches.
Regards, Mrs Porter and Miss McNevin