Pictures & video of Brunel.
What questions would you ask Brunel if you met him today? In groups children write interview questions. What learning animals did Brunel use the most?
Foundation – Group floor book. Act out scenarios. Puppet show of life story.
Use musical instruments to create a musical story of his life.
Y1 – Create a fact file. Diary entry. Character profile.
Y2 – Newspaper report of the launch of SS Great Britain. Fact file on Brunel.
Introduce Brunel using a variety of sources. Record a list of questions about him. Role play and hot seating activities.
Who is Brunel? What did he do? Where did he come from? Why was he so successful? Which learning dimensions did Brunel use to be successful?
Whole class teaching