Why is water vital to life? What are the main water issues around the world now?
Now let’s think about our water footprint!
Have a look at these videos on Notting Hill Carnival and do the interactive exercises.
Watch the video on Multicultural Britain and answer the questions in the comment area.
Why is Britain a multicultural society?
What are the pros and cons of living in a multicultural society?
1.Use the tool below to collaborate and write your text on your school. You can correct and improve your classsmates’ text as well. Then take some photos to add to your text.
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GROUPS 9 and 10:
OUR SWAY PRESENTATION:
What would you like to know about your partners’ hometown? SHARE your thoughts on that.
OUR MOVIEMAKER VIDEO ON LISBON:
1.Watch this video on bedrooms of children around the world.
2.Now take your time and look at the photos Bedrooms of Children around the World. CHOOSE ONE bedroom that is similar to your own bedroom and CHOOSE ONE that is very different. Explain the differences in the Comment area below.
3. Now let’s take a fascinating tour to see how people live around the world! Have a close look at this great diversity of different homes and ways of life.
4. Have a look at these photos of 12 different shelters around the world and 10 traditional homes around the world. Which home has impressed you as being completely different from your own? Explain why in the COMMENT AREA below.
5. Now it’s time to do some research on unusual homes IGLOOS and STILT HOUSES. Who builds them? Where can we find them? Why do people build igloos and stilt houses?
Let’s learn about the life and work of Martin Luther King!
SONGS HONORING MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr.
Today, over 40 years after his death, we still honor this great man and his passion for equality. In the USA his life is celebrated on the third Monday of every January. Let us not just reflect on his life and achievements, but also think about what we dream, wish for this difficult world we live in. Use the Padlet below to share your thoughts with us.
TASKS FOR 8C STUDENTS:
3.Now add a post to your blog (pair work or individual work) including the topics below:
a.Write about what you’ve learnt on Martin Luther King (his life and achievements);
b. Read Martin Luther King’s thoughts and choose the one that touches you the most. Include it in your post and say why you’ve chosen it. MLK QUOTES
c. Luther King had his dream and he believed in it so hard that he did everything he could to make it come true. What about you? What is your hope for the world?
YOU HAVE TO WRITE AT LEAST 3 or 4 PARAGRAPHS (100/120 WORDS)!
YEAR 8 STUDENT
YEAR 9 STUDENTS
Let’s learn about Christmas around the world.
Read the texts and do the exercises.
Typical Christmas in London
Typical Christmas in Australia
Introduction: How important is the celebration of Christmas in Portugal?
Development: Christmas traditions in Portugal (decorations, food, habits/customs on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, presents …)
Conclusion: Ask questions about Christmas in other countries.
3. Add another post about your Christmas (individual work).
What do you like most about Christmas?
What do you dislike most about Christmas?
How did you and your family celebrate Christmas?
What did you do on Christmas Eve and on Christmas Day?
What was the best day of your last Christmas holidays? What happened? What did you do? What was so great about it?
What three words do you associate with Christmas? Explain why.
Choose the 5 words that best characterize the past year? Explain why.
What are your hopes and expectations for 2017 (personal and for the world)?
Add a gallery of photos (your own or from PIXABAY or PHOTOS FOR CLASS).
Write the very best post you can for your visitors to read.
Remember essentials for a great post:
Your choice of topics:
Autobiography – introduce us to who you are. Share your hobbies, favourite activities, interests, preferences, your personality, what makes you happy, sad, angry, your strengths and weaknesses, your family background, what and who is important to you and anything else you want others to know about the real you.
10 ( 15 or 20) Facts about you
What are you proud of?
Music (favourite singers, musicians, bands, types of music)
Favourite person ( a special friend, family member, your personal hero, a celebrity)
Favourite Places around the World
Favourite Time of the Year/ Favourite Season
Travel – where you would like to go and why, where you have been, future travel, what to take when travelling, planning a trip etc
Time travelling – if you could travel in time what period would you visit and why
OR ANY OTHER TOPIC YOU WOULD LIKE TO WRITE ABOUT
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