With these resources, pupils can learn about the inspirational female mathematician, Maryam Mirzakhani, a talented Iranian mathematician who was recognised for her significant contribution to research and study in mathematics. Pupils will learn about her life, her achievements and how she has inspired others.
Pupils in Year 5 and Year 6 will read the biographical text before answering comprehension questions about what they have read. The text ‘Inspirational People: Maryam Mirzakhani’ could also be used as a model text and WAGOLL as part of a unit where pupils write biographies.
The resource would also be a perfect addition to learning as part of International Women’s Day on 8th March, or during Women’s History Month , also in March.
These UKS2 resources will:
- teach pupils about a significant person
- Give pupils the opportunity to practise listening, reading and developing comprehension skills
This UKS2 resources pack includes:
- Inspirational People: Maryam Mirzakhani - reading text
- Comprehension questions
- Answer sheet
National Curriculum English Programme of Study links
- Pupils should understand the books that they can read independently and those that they listen to