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    Headlines Poster (3 – 9 MAY 2013)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from Issue 359 (3 – 9 May 2013) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for… Download here

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    Headlines Poster (26 APR – 2 MAY 2013)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from Issue 358 (26 April – 2 May 2013) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones… Download here

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    Watch The First News Debate!

    Last month, students from schools across the UK travelled to Parliament for an afternoon. They were given the chance to put three politicians on the spot. Tim Loughton is a Conservative and Duncan Hames is a Liberal Democrat. The two parties are currently working together as a coalition Government. Seema… Download here

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    Headlines Poster (19 – 25 APR 2013)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from Issue 357 (19 – 25 April 2013) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for… Download here

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    Headlines Poster (12 – 18 APR 2013)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from Issue 356 (12 – 18 April 2013) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for… Download here

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    Headlines Poster (5 – 11 APR 2013)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from Issue 355 (5 – 11 April 2013) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for… Download here

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    Headlines Poster (29 MAR – 4 APR 2013)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from Issue 354 (29 March 2013) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for up-to-date displays. Download here

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    Headlines Poster (22 – 28 MARCH 2013)

    Do you know the stories behind this week’s First News newspaper headlines? Download three billboard-style posters featuring top headlines from Issue 353 (22 March 2013) along with Teacher Notes. Perfect for classroom discussion or displays. New posters will be available every week. Stick over the old ones for up-to-date displays. Download here

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    SPECIAL REPORT: What is Remembrance Day?

    Remembrance Sunday is on 11 November, but what do people do to remember? And who are we remembering? Remembrance Day has been observed for almost 100 years, so we decided to investigate why. First News finds out… Click here to download this Free Resource…… Download here

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    Understanding Interviews: Conduct your own interview

    A creative resource pack, perfect for a drama and/or history lesson, designed to help develop students’ interviewing skills. The resource pack will contain information on all the essential skills needed to conduct an interview successfully and ask students to prepare their own interview… for the Queen!… Download here

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    Special Report: Whose idea was Halloween?

    How did Halloween begin? Whose idea was it to dress up in scary costumes and go trick-or-treating? It’s a strange thing to do, but it must have started somewhere. First News finds out! Click the link below to download this Free Resource…… Download here

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    SPECIAL REPORT: Who’s who in the Royal Family?

    The First News guide to who is who in the Royal Family and their relationship to Prince William. Special Report featured in Issue 255, 22nd April 2011. Click the link below to download this Free Resource…… Download here