A day in the life of Marie-Rose from Rwanda
This worksheet is based around the daily routine of Marie-Rose from Rwanda. In this activity, pupils compare their daily lives with Marie-Rose’s and use fractions and decimals to help them. The sheet can be used to comapre lives and as a start of discussion about living in a diverse world.
An activity comparing access to food
This lunchtime shopping list price comparison between the UK and Uganda can be used to introduce pupils to the global inequalities in access to food. Pupils take on the challenge of buying items for fictional families, with varying resources. The lesson fits well into the Geography curriculum - comparing life in an LEDC with an MEDC.
Problem solving activity from real life
This lesson takes Matia’s story one-step further and shows the realities for a group of orphans. Pupils are asked to empathise with the orphans’ dilemma and discuss what choice they should make using the scenarios and facts given to them about real life in Uganda. There are opportunities for discussion, problem solving and numeracy in this thought provoking lesson.
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