But we decided to take it even further and bring in a performance element.
In groups, the children were given a different shop:
AsdaTescoSainsbury'sAldiWaitroseCo-opIcelandMarks and SpencerMorrisons They first had to price up a full Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. Working out the value for their shop. They then were given the task to making a two-minute presentation to try and convince people to shop at their chosen shop.
They had to use their initial research to help and find their unique selling point. If the price was quite cheap focus on that. If it was more expensive think of words to exaggerate how tasty and delicious their food is. Some could research other shops and use a comparison to help persuade people to back their pitch.
As a way to add more purpose to the task, we decided to present our pitches LIVE on facebook. Th…