Lesson : Our Interconnected World
This lesson explores how events in one part of the world can have a global impact, taking the examples of the war in Syria, the Ebola crisis and fluctuating oil prices. It is suitable for upper KS2.
Cross-curricular links: Literacy, Geography, Art, IT
- An investigation of where in the world everyday items are made
- Writing a plea for peace to the General Secretary of the UN
- Developing an illustrated pamphlet entitled ‘WHO Cares’ after looking at the work of the WHO
- Creating posters from metaphors
This assembly uses the example of the villagers of Eyam, and a nurse who volunteered her services to fight Ebola in West Africa, to show how real generosity involves putting the needs of others before our own.