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Today we will be learning about a group of women named ‘Matchgirls’ to write our next paragraph of our Non-chronological report titled 'Women who changed the world'

Task 1: Read another extract from the book ‘Great women who worked wonders’ written by Kate Pankhurst.


Task 2: Discussion questions

  • What did they do?
  • What was special about the Matchgirls?
  • What did they have to overcome?
  • What changes did they make?
  • What were their achievements?

Task 3: Using the discussion question answers and the information learnt from the text, write a paragraph about the Matchgirls.

Ensure you answer the following questions;

Who they are?

What did they do?

What changes did they make?

Don’t forget to think about the language features!