7 Priestley Science

Use the internet to research the life and work of Joseph Priestley (whom their Science set is named after) to prepare to write an obituary for a newspaper. Whilst researching, make rough notes in the back of books.

  • Title: An Obituary for Joseph Priestley
  • Write and obituary for a newspaper – give it a name and a date shortly after Priestley’s death.
  • Write an obituary in continuous prose. Check spellings and punctuate. The work will be marked for SPAG and spelling corrections written out 3 times. DO NOT copy directly from the internet.
  • They should include:
  • Dates of birth and death
  • Birth place
  • An outline of his work and why he is famous.