1 - One Thousand Words
In this lesson students explore Fairtrade using digital media.
This lesson plan has links to Curriculum aims and programmes of study in Citizenship, Art & Design, Geography and ICT.
To explore Fairtrade using digital media.
To engage with different ideas and opinions around Fairtrade.
Digital camera, materials for photos, sets of producer stories cut up for starter activity (e.g. Juan and Marina Instroza, Ceila Gonzalez; Sansar Chand, Dalbir Singh, Dharam Pal; Joyce Chibouro, Ehud Kafaukoma, Alfred Butao)
Cut up producer stories for starter activity.
Cut up the text of a variety of different producer stories. In groups students have to put them back together again in the correct order. They then decide on 3 things the story tells them about Fairtrade and feed back to the class.
Split students into groups. Explain that they will be given words/phrases taken from the producer stories and country profiles. They have to take photos of items, people, scenes or arrangements which they believe best represent these words. They should try to be as imaginative as possible.
Alternatively, students pick out key words themselves, using their own knowledge of Fairtrade and the producer stories from the starter activities.
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Ideas for topics:
Fairtrade eco system
40% of India’s population is younger than 15 years of age
The land of smiles (Thailand)
Crocodile infested river
“Honey has been transferred into money”
Students choose a photo taken by another group which they believe best represents the key word/phrase and explain their reasoning.