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Angel in the News


Review the news clippings from when the Angel of the North was first installed.

Which are for and which are against it?

Discuss the different viewpoints.

  1. Create a class newspaper from the day the Angel was first installed. Write 'first hand' news reports from the point of view of a journalist. Include for and against arguments.
  2. Hotseat activity. One child is the artist Antony Gormley and the rest of the class are reporters.
  3. In pairs one child is the reporter and one is the artist Antony Gormley. Write questions and answers and record the interview.
  4. Discuss the type of questions and answers given in the Antony Gormley interview.


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The Angel of the North