in the foreground, is seven years old. She lives in a village
called Zuo, in northern Ghana, with her mother and father
and four sisters
are some teaching ideas to help your class to begin to think
about life in Ghana. Use the pictures and quotes from Anusibuno
in the "daily life" section
of the Ghanaian virtual journey.
- Ask the
When I say the word Ghana [Africa], what does it mean to you?
words and ideas.
do these images come from?
How, what, when, why ... and what if?
- If you
could interview Anusibuno, what six questions would you ask
sure you ask big questions and little questions.
a class consensus.
This is me
- Ask the
class to bring in their own photo or pictures of life in their
home country and then select just one that you would show
impression would she get from the photo about life in your
it be a fair picture?
- How reliable
do you think your impression of life in Ghana is from Anusibuno's
how different pictures can be used to give different messages
- photojournalism, adverts, tourism photos, even family albums.
Compare and contrast
out this page and cut out the photo (above). Stick it into
the middle of of a sheet of A3 paper. Head the space on one
side of the photo "Similarities", and the other
"Differences". Working in small groups, ask your
pupils to consider how their lives compare to Anusibuno's
life, as seen in the photograph. Discuss.
- How might
these different lifestyles help or hinder the environment?
And so what?
to look at issues beyond the picture by discussing:
is the difference between needs and wants? (Quality of life
and standard of living?)
- Do we
have a right to any of those needs? Which?
everyone have those rights?
of our responsibilities? (To ourselves? To others? To our
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