This week in English, we will be looking at a range of inspirational women to link to our topic ‘I have a dream’. Each day this week, we will write small pieces of writing to put together in to a non-chronological report titled ‘Women who changed the world’.
To start with you will need to decide how you want to design and organise your information. Which will you choose?
- A booklet with pages for each person
- A power point
- Microsoft word
- Pic collage
- Poster with text boxes
- Written format
Once you have an idea of how you want to present your information, you may continue.
Today we will be learning about a women named ‘Katherine Johnson’.
Task 1: Read the extract from the book ‘Great women who worked wonders’ written by Kate Pankhurst and look through the powerpoint attached below.
Task 2: Discussion questions
- What was job did she do?
- What was special about Katherine?
- What did she have to overcome?
- What changes did she make?
- What were achievements?
Task 3: Using the discussion question answers and the information learnt from the texts, write a paragraph about Katherine Johnson.
Ensure you answer the following questions;
Who is she?
What did she do?
What changes did she make?
Don’t forget to think about the language features!