Life in the 1960s

2nd year English classes are writing blog posts based on the novel or drama they are currently studying in class.

Mrs Jeffrey’s class are currently reading Fire Eaters by David Almond, a novel set  at the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis. To help them gain a better idea of life in the 1960s, their blog articles are focusing on an event from that decade.

Success criteria for blog articles:

  • includes at least one copyright free image
  • includes at least one hyperlink to another website
  • includes relevant information
  • avoids any plagiarism
  • avoids any bias
  • laid out so it can be clearly read online
  • be roughly 300-500 words
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