Y4 English 27.4.20
English – new genre - Explanation Text.
Over the next few weeks well be focusing on Explanation text.
In today’s lesson we will be looking at their ‘cracking contraptions’ – in other words their amazing inventions.
You will watch 4 short clips, and answer questions for each clip.
You can answer as a brain diagram / bullet pointed list, using colours - however you wish to answer.
The clips are as follows:
Turbo Diner - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPPI0YvrLTw 2.23 mins
Auto Chef - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2igRcGxlshA 1.33 mins
Snoozatron - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGxRUglFFME 2.06 mins
Soccamatic - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gu2pxJo3cI0 1.51 mins
(There are lots of cracking inventions, so if you would like to do 5 or 6 – the choice is yours.)
QUESTIONS – for each clip.
- How is this contraption / invention useful?
- What does it actually do?
- Who would use it?
- How often would it need to be used?
- Is it possible?
- Did anything not make sense or was not clear?
- Would you use it – yes or no – say why?
- Did you enjoy / like it – why?
Conclusion – which was the best, most useful ‘cracking contraption.’