Year 6 Term 2
Non-Fiction: Constructing an effective argument I
Objective 18
Resource Title
  Children's views on the topic of friends
Type of Resource
  Link to Kids on the Net
  All about me   
  A simple forum for children to send pieces of writing, which express their personal opinions on the subject of friends. It can be used for debate, with children tailoring their contributions to the web medium, and responding to other views expressed on the page.  
URL of project


In the Classroom

Create a piece of writing on the subject of friends

Online activities, instructions or forms
  Send it to the site  
URL of online activities  
Summary - extended information in notes or worksheets
  Start a new debate which could be featured as a new page on Kids on the Net. Here are some suggestions for topics:· Fox hunting · Mobile phones in Primary School · Competitive sports · Working children in Asia  
Extension activities URL
Keywords for extensions: Adaptations for different age groups and abilities, special needs
  Write a letter about one of your friends to be given to their secondary school in which you discuss their positive points  

NLS framework objective (Year)
NLS framework objective (Term)
NLS framework objective (Number)
NLS framework objective (Name)
  To construct effective arguments; developing a point logically and effectively; supporting and illustrating points persuasively; anticipating possible objections; harnessing the known views, interests and feelings of the audience; tailoring the writing to formal presentation where appropriate.  
Year group(s) UK - Starting Year group range
Ending year group range

Curriculum Links
  English, Literacy, PSHE  
ICT Skills

Word Processing

Teacher experience level
Length of time required
  1- 2 lessons   




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