With pupils working in pairs get them thinking about the lesson by giving them true and false statements to analyse.Launch Resource
The aim of this exercise is to give pupils 2 statements, one true, one false and they have to work together to decide which is which.
Prepare 2 pieces of text related to the lesson, one correct one false.
Give to pupils in pairs. Pupils have 2 minutes to work out the answer. There is a 2 minute timer on the resource.
Pupils must also use the 2 minutes to put together an argument for their decision.
After the 2 minutes ask pairs to feedback their answers and justify them.