|Vocabulary||Using prior knowledge | Unknown vocabulary | Using new vocabulary | Assisting memory|
|Reading||Using prior knowledge | Establishing a purpose | Evaluating Information | Monitoring Understanding | Recording Information | Co-operative Learning|
|Writing||Approaches to writing | Composing paragraphs | Composing extended texts ||
In groups of about four, students read a 'say it' text and discuss its meaning to ensure everything is fairly clear.
|1||A young child asks you to explain why the moon orbits the earth. What would you say?||You are planning a trip to the moon for one week. What features would you include in the accommodation for your stay?|
|2||How would you answer an exam question about why there are craters on the moon?|
|3||What three different sources of electricity could you use on the moon? Which of the three do you prefer, and why?||What significance did the 1969 moon landing have for the United States?|