To write the opening paragraph

In this lesson, we will be investigating the purpose of semicolons and practising how to use them in a list. We will look at an opening of a newspaper report and identify the 5Ws: who, what, where, when and why, and we will write our own headlines for a newspaper report.

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Lesson summary: To write the opening paragraph

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Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

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