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    What’s in the First News Reading Package?

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    In Focus: Food Resource Pack

    First News In Focus: Space Resource Pack   This Key Stage 2 and 3 cross-curricular literacy resource pack has been created to accompany the publication First News In Focus: Food.   Eight activities suitable for Years 5 & 6, 7 & 8 are provided to make it fun and easy… Download here

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    In Focus: Space Resource Pack

    First News In Focus: Space Resource Pack   This Key Stage 2 and 3 cross-curricular literacy resource pack has been created to accompany the publication First News In Focus: Space to make it fun and easy to use in the classroom.   Activities 1 to 5 encourage children… Download here

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    Olympians Picture Quiz

    This picture quiz will ask students to identify several Olympic athletes both old and new and find facts about them from within First News’ Olympic Special. Download here

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    Debate Activity: The Playground Olympic Games

    Imagine that your class has to organise The Playground Olympic Games where all the events are games and activities that primary school children play in the playground during lunch and break times like skipping, ball games and chasing games. But exactly what events should you include to make an interesting… Download here

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    Special Report & Quiz: The History of the Olympics

    How much do you know about the history of the Olympic Games? Have a go at this History of the Olympics Quiz to find out. All the answers can be found in the First News History of the Olympics Special Report. Both included within this resource pack. Download here

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    In Focus: Queen Elizabeth

    Introduce your pupils to the history of the monarchy with our special edition In Focus: Queen Elizabeth This September, Queen Elizabeth II is due to become our longest-reigning monarch – surpassing her great, great grandmother, Queen Victoria. To commemorate such a… Download here

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    World War II – The Home Front

    Introduce your pupils to life in wartime Britain with our Past Times edition World War II – The Home Front To commemorate 70 years since the end of World War 2, First News has created a fascinating, commemorative edition, written as… Download here

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    In Focus: Who Runs Our Country?

    Introduce your pupils to politics and why it is important to vote, with our special edition.  In Focus: Who Runs Our Country?… Download here