Free teaching resources: KS2

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Gabriel's Story

Meet Gabriel, 13, who lives in Heliópolis favela, the largest slum in São Paulo, Brazil. Find out how Gabriel feels about the cost of the 2014 World Cup. This KS2 – 5 case study class handout/ poster introduces Gabriel, tells his story in his own words and gives a selection of facts about Brazil. This PDF has been desgined to be printed as an A2 class poster, but can be printed as A4 handouts.

By Kerry Deacon
30/06/2014 3.46 MB pdf

How much is the World Cup costing Brazil?

Explore how the Brazilian government has chosen to spend public money on hosting the 2014 World Cup.  Using the infographic poster and activity statements in the lesson ideas, get your pupils writing persuasively about how they feel the money could have been spent. Suggested for the new English KS2/3 and PSHE KS2/3 curriculums.

By Lucy McDonnell
30/06/2014 302 KB ppt

How much is the World Cup costing Brazil? - Infographic poster

This World Cup has been the most expensive yet. Use this infographic poster with the accompanying power point to find out how the money was spent and discuss alternatives. Suggested for the new English KS2/3 and PSHE KS2/3 curriculums.

By Lucy McDonnell
30/06/2014 623.82 KB pdf

World Cup 2014 teaching resources

A zip file containing:Welcome to Brazil! PowerPoint quizA childhood in Brazil's most dangerous favela - PowerPointA childhood in Brazil's most dangerous favela - Lesson PlanA childhood in Brazil's most dangerous favela - Teacher's NotesJourney to the World Cup with Samir and Samira - Lesson Plan and Activity SheetsWorld Cup 2014: The Right Choice? - Lesson Plan and Activity Sheets 

By Vaila McClure and Lucy McDonnell
03/06/2014 30.11 MB zip

World Cup 2014: The Right Choice?

The run up to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil has seen missed deadlines for stadiums and transport projects, protests over the soaring costs of the event and the deaths of eight workers. Was the Brazilian government right to host the World Cup this summer? These lesson ideas and activity sheets, including role play cards and real-life quotes, help pupils to think through the pros and cons of hosting a major sporting event. Designed for the new KS2 national curriculum.

By Vaila McClure
03/06/2014 302.44 KB pptx

Journey to the World Cup stadium with Samir and Samira

Explore the human geography of Rio de Janiero, Brazil by going on a trip to a World Cup stadium. Using a board game, pupils will join 8-year-old Samir and Samira as they travel from their home in Maré favela to Estádio do Maracanã.  Pupils will then map the twins' journey using your school's GIS or free software like Google Earth. Designed for the new KS2 national curriculum.

By Lucy McDonnell
03/06/2014 578.88 KB pptx

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.

By Lucy McDonnell
03/06/2014 3.48 MB pptx

Sara's Story

Meet Sara, 13, who lives in one of Brazil's most dangerous slums. Find out what Sara's day-to-day life is like and what she likes, and doesn't like, about where she lives. This KS2-5 case study class handout/poster introduces Sara 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. 

By Vaila McClure
13/05/2014 1.72 MB pdf

Fundraising tips for 2014

Ideas, tips and resources to help make your school's fundraising a great success!

By ActionAid
01/04/2014 204.35 KB pdf

Margaret's Story

Meet Margaret, 10, who lives and works on a rubbish dump. Find out what a difference going to school has made to Margaret's aspirations and how you can help other girls into education and a brighter future. This KS2-5 case study class handout/poster introduces Margaret and her family, tells her story in her own words and gives a selection of facts about Kenya. The PDF has been designed to be printed as an A2 class poster, but can be printed as A4 handouts.

By Vaila McClure
25/03/2014 524.5 KB pdf

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