The Climate Times - Non-fiction writing task

The Climate Times - Non-fiction writing task

Part of our suite of resources on floods and climate change in Bangladesh "Living in a world of water" Get the news-hounds in your classroom to sniff out a scoop. How could climate change stop more children like Shumona from going to school? Using an interactive presentation, pupils research a story and then write their own article. You can access more related resources here: http://po.st/BGDFloods
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How many fish? - Interpret and create graphs

How many fish? - Interpret and create graphs

Part of our suite of resources on floods and climate change in Bangladesh "Living in a world of water". Your pupils follow Aasia's story via an interactive map whilst collecting data. After interpreting a graph, they then represent their data on a graph of their own. You can access this interactive map and other resources here: http://po.st/BGDFloods
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Living in a world of water - Creative writing task

Living in a world of water - Creative writing task

Part of our suite of resources on floods and climate change in Bangladesh "Living in a world of water". Pupils watch Prianka's remarkable story of river rescue whilst completing a comprehension worksheet. After, pupils write their own story: What would it be like if my home-town became a 'world of water'? In the teacher's resource there is included a follow-up swimming lesson too! You can watch Prianka's video and access other resources here: http://po.st/BGDFloods
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Life and change in Rio and the rainforest (KS2)

Life and change in Rio and the rainforest (KS2)

Explore Brazil: the largest country in South America with our bank of curriculum-linked resources. Meet the people of Rio, discover the role of the Amazon rainforest in our climate, and explore the complexities of deforestation. Packed with factsheets, stunning photopacks and a variety of activities. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up to receive our monthly schools resources email
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A childhood in one of Brazil's most dangerous slums

A childhood in one of Brazil's most dangerous slums

Find out what life is like for eight-year-old twins Samir and Samira, growing up in one of the country's most dangerous favelas. Follow the twins as they share a day in their lives with supporting activities which encourage pupils to explore the similarities and differences between growing up in Maré favela, Brazil and in the UK. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up for our monthly schools resources email
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Welcome to Brazil! quiz

Welcome to Brazil! quiz

Do your pupils know their olás from their tchaus? How much do they think the World Cup has cost to host? All will be revealed in our fun PowerPoint quiz designed to introduce pupils to the country of Brazil. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up for our monthly schools resources email
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Vera's Story

Vera's Story

Meet Vera, 13, who lives in a slum in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Find out what Vera's day-to-day life is like and what she thinks of the World Cup being hosted by her country. This KS2-5 case study class handout/poster introduces Vera and her family, tells her story in her own words and gives a selection of facts about Brazil. The PDF has been designed to be printed as an A2 class poster, but can be printed as A4 handouts. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up for our monthly schools resources email
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Thais' Story

Thais' Story

Meet Thais who lives in Brazil. This KS2-5 case study class handout/poster introduces Thais, tells her story in her own words and gives a selection of facts about Brazil. The PDF has been designed to be printed as an A2 class poster, but can be printed as A4 handouts. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up for our monthly schools resources email
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The refugee crisis - stories and literacy worksheets

The refugee crisis - stories and literacy worksheets

Liven up your literacy lessons with gripping stories and colourful activities that show what life is like for many child refugees. Use these resources to build literacy and empathy, and to help your class to answer questions such as: How is life different for child refugees? And, if you were a refugee, what would you take with you? To view our other resources on a variety of topics, please visit: https://www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources
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FGM - Female Genital Mutilation

FGM - Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation is often shrouded in secrecy and may feel like a difficult and sensitive topic to tackle in the classroom. These resources focus on dispelling myths around female genital mutilation and on the powerful stories of girls, women and men who have been affected by this practise and are working to eradicate it. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up for our monthly schools resources email
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Go bananas! for Fairtrade Fortnight - activities

Go bananas! for Fairtrade Fortnight - activities

Did you know, bananas are the world's most popular fruit? This Fairtrade Fortnight find out how supermarket pricing is trapping banana growers and their families in a cycle of poverty before pupils complete an action tree to encourage friends and family to eat more Fairtrade bananas. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up for our monthly schools resources email.
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Brazil Country Factsheet

Brazil Country Factsheet

This simple and colourful factsheet is a great starting point for lessons on Brazil. Includes a map and key country information, as well as the big issues the country faces. Also links with our Explore Brazil resources. Can be used as an A4 handout or larger printed poster. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up to receive our monthly schools resources email
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Nigeria Country Factsheet

Nigeria Country Factsheet

This simple and colourful factsheet is a great starting point for lessons on Nigeria. Includes a map and key country information, as well as the big issues the country faces. Can be used as an A4 handout or larger printed poster. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up to receive our monthly schools resources email
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India Country Factsheet

India Country Factsheet

This simple and colourful factsheet is a great starting point for lessons on India. Includes a map and key country information, as well as the big issues the country faces. Can be used as an A4 handout or larger printed poster. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up to receive our monthly schools resources email
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Tax, fairness and Philosophy for Children (P4C)

Tax, fairness and Philosophy for Children (P4C)

"These lessons help children to realise that there is unfairness in the world, but also that they have the means and the education to try to stop it.” Y6 teacher, Ms.Thomson To get your class thinking about fairness, equality and community we've teamed up with SAPERE, the creators of 'Philosophy for Children' (P4C) resources. Using the subject of tax avoidance, this resource is made up of age-appropriate activities which have been written with your pupils in mind.
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Kenya Country Factsheet

Kenya Country Factsheet

This simple and colourful factsheet is a great starting point for lessons on Kenya. Includes a map and key country information, as well as the big issues the country faces. Also links with our FGM resources. Can be used as an A4 handout or larger printed poster. Go to www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources to sign up to receive our monthly schools resources email
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Chembakolli: School

Chembakolli: School

Discover day-to-day life at Vidyodaya School, near Chembakolli in southern India. Key Stage 2 classes will discover a typical day at the school including lessons, playtime, and even what the children have in their lunch boxes. For more like this, visit: www.actionaid.org.uk/schools
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