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Global South Resources: Uganda lesson plan


This lesson plans includes a series of activities designed for use with second-level students who are establishing a link with a school in Uganda or have already established the link but need more classroom support.

The activities focus on preparing students for a global learning experience and getting to know their peers in Uganda, as well as working with primary source materials and evaluating their accuracy.

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As well as links to primary sources in Uganda (news articles, videos etc.) this resource includes strong evaluation components for peer-learning and ongoing assessment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Students will distinguish between primary and secondary sources;
  • Students will acquire and use skills to locate primary sources using the internet;
  • Students will critically examine internet sources to determine their validity;
  • Students will be introduced to Uganda through interaction with primary sources.

Contents list:

Part I Introduction to Global Learning

Activity 1 Across the Great Divide

Activity 2 Cultural Iceberg

Activity 3 Images and Messages

Part II Working with Primary Sources

Activity 4 Primary vs. Secondary Sources

Activity 5 Evaluating Internet Based Data

Part III Welcome to Uganda

Activity 6 Looking and Listening to Uganda

Activity 7 Culture Kit

Activity 8 The Importance of Youth

Activity 9 Carbon Footprints

Activity 10 Project Work on Uganda

Check the annotation on the other country lesson plans:

There are numerous links to Ugandan resources on the GSResources project website, which can be used to support your classroom work with your students involved in the linking programme.

Available from:

Download Uganda lesson plan (PDF 357kb)

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