Presentation on theme: "You are about to see a photograph from last week’s news. Your task is to try and work out what the event is and what news story it is. You have just 1."— Presentation transcript:
Your next task is to now try and describe what has happened in the news that relates to the picture. Can you think of three words to describe the event or picture? Be prepared - you will be asked to explain why you have chosen those words. You have 2 minutes to think of your words.
Can you work out what the words mean from these sentences? 1.David Cameron’s Conservative government won 331 seats in the House of Commons - that's a majority of the 650 seats. 2.Mr Cameron said he would use the 331 MPs he will have in the Commons to implement the Tory manifesto in full. 3.He has spent the weekend deciding upon his new Conservative government cabinet, which will no longer contain any Liberal Democrat MPs. 4.As part of the manifesto, the Conservatives have promised a referendum to be held, to decide whether or not Britain should remain part of the European Union. 5.The c
Definitions… Majority: this means one party winning more than 50% of seats in the House of Commons that allows them to form a government (the magic number is 326). Implement: put into action. Cabinet: the Cabinet is made up of about 20 senior ministers chosen by the Prime Minister. It decides on government policy and co-ordinates the work of the different government departments. Referendum: a type of vote where voters are given the chance to decide on a major issue, by voting yes or no.
What is the event that is happening in the news?
The General Election is now over and David Cameron is staying as the Prime Minister, but the work for his party is only just beginning. His new Conservative government won 331 seats in the House of Commons - that's a majority of the 650 seats. He's promised more money for the NHS, to make the UK economy stronger and to create more jobs and apprenticeships for young people. However, opposition argue that he will create more social inequality, cut crucial benefits for those in need and privatise public services such as the NHS and education. But will he deliver on his promises, and what are his first priorities? http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/32655724
Apply knowledge The next slide you will see shows 4 images unrelated to the story previously discussed. Try to form a sentence using the new words for each of the images. Now try to form one sentence that uses all 4 words…