Planning/resources provided for each lesson, including coverage links for 2014 curriculum.
Includes range of key critical thinking (mastery) questions.
There’s planning, PowerPoints, resources and exemplar text for 12 literacy lessons-writing a persuasive letter. Literacy is linked to Brazil topic.
Fully interactive PowerPoint about Brazil (61 slides). Use in full screen mode to navigate between sections. A range of mastery style questions included. Covers:
Olympics (Rio/ Ancient Olympics).
We are learning to's:
Geography: use scale maps to locate places in Brazil; use critical thinking skills (to compare areas of Brazil); understand what deforestation is and where it occurs; create a persuasive text about deforestation; investigate the similarities and differences between village and city life in Brazil; investigate what it is like to live in a tribe; investigate and compare the lives of Indigenous Indians; describe the structure of the Amazon Rain forest; investigate Fair Trade in Brazil; understand the importance of Brazilian carnivals.
History: investigate how the rubber trade started; explore the ancient Olympic games; understand the chronology of the Olympics.
Art: use pencil sketching skills; use pencil sketching skills; observe details; create a collage; observe details and create urban art; design a symbolic Olympic mascot; design a symbolic Olympic medal.
ICT: search safely on the internet; create a PowerPoint document; program hyperlinks in a PowerPoint; create and present data in a bar graph (using PowerPoint); create and present data in a line graph (using PowerPoint); present and evaluate a PowerPoint.
Design Technology: research and design a carnival float; build and evaluate a carnival float.
Music: listen to and recall sounds; experiment with percussion instruments; perform, using percussion instruments.
R.E: explore religion in Brazil.
P.E. apply a range of athletics skills (to compete in a mini Olympics).
Lessons can be adapted
Fact sheets, images, planning sheet, evaluations sheets etc provided for many lessons.
List of other suggested resources for each lesson.
List of suggested books and websites.
All images have been taken from: http://search.creativecommons.org/ where no attribution is required.
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