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Literacy

'Should pesticides be used in agriculture?'

 

This week, we would like you to read. ‘Rachel Carson sparks the environmental movement’ on Epic. This book explores the life of a woman who battled against the use of chemicals and pesticides in agriculture. This reading will prove useful when completing your writing piece this week. 

 

This week, we have set out a daily structure for your literacy work. These are inclusive of comprehension, spelling and grammar and writing tasks. Over the week, you will learn key skills required to debate and build balanced arguments. Our main topic this week will be pesticides as we endeavour to answer the question, ‘Should pesticides be used in agriculture?’

 

Use the Epic reading, your daily tasks, our Powerpoint and your own research to explore reasons 'for' and 'against' the use of pesticides in agriculture.

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