Learning By Topic KS1: English and Entrepreneurs And Enterprise

Theme/Spelling words: business, finance, ideas, profit, launch, risk, creativity, product, imagination, design, trade.

List spellings in alphabetical order

Write your theme words in sentences, try to use connectives, verbs, adjectives and adverbs in your sentences.

What does the word entrepreneur mean?

If you were going to start a small business, what would you sell or what services would you offer? Entrepreneurs are very creative and have great imaginations so think outside the box!

What might your company motto be?

Do you know any Entrepreneurs/small business owners? Ask if you can interview them in order to gain their advice. Come up with a minimum of 10 questions. You could then write up your interview in an article format. Top Tip: You could record the interview so you aren’t trying to hurriedly write down their responses but make sure to ask the person’s permission before you record them!

What do you think of the television show Dragons’ Den? Write a review of the show. Will you give it 5 stars?! (Genres of writing: Personal Response and Review) Top Tip: You could make a vlog and film your review but be sure to draft it first.

Imagine you are going on Dragons’ Den to convince the Dragons to become investors in your business idea. Plan a presentation for the Dragons. Top Tip: You might like to film your presentation and get family members and friends to pretend to be the Dragons! (Genres of writing; Explanation/Discussion)

Write a story about a young entrepreneur and the problems they may face when starting their business. (Genre of writing: Narrative)