Enrichment Lesson Plans:
Use our cross curriculum to make your students or children more engaged, global thinks. Through education, immersion, and empowerment you can help shape the minds of global change makers.
For your 1st through 5th graders
•Power Point Presentation
Uganda is a beautiful country with diverse species. The presentation opens by illustrating that one of the greatest ways to protect endangered species and a country's natural resources is to protect the people of the country. Then is shows a picture and gives fun facts about many animals that call Uganda home. Contained within the presentation is a video that shows more animal species. Finally, students can complete a worksheet which can be checked using the given answer key.
For your 2nd through 8th graders
•List of Ugandan Proverbs to Choose From
•Links to Ugandan Names
To help students think creatively, improve writing skills, and learn more about Ugandan culture, NETwork Against Malaria suggests students write their own Ugandan Fables. Students can be assigned or may choose from a list a Ugandan proverb about which to write a story. The format can be similar to the folktales from The King of Snakes by Rosetta Baskerville. If students did not read these stories in their reading/literature class, it may be helpful for them to read one. The book may be available at your local library, but may also be viewed online for free.
Ugandan Folktales: A Reading Lesson
For your 3rd through 8th graders
•Link to online book
To delve deeper into the Ugandan culture and incorporate NETwork into Literature and Reading Classes, we suggest teachers and students read Ugandan folk tales from the book The King of the Snakes by Rosetta Baskerville. This text may be available at local libraries but may be viewed online for free with the attached link.
Language Arts Lessons
Malaria Words: A Vocabulary and Spelling Lesson
For your 5th through 6th Graders
Teach your students about Uganda and malaria, by sharing with them this Vocabulary and Spelling Lesson. Weather you choose to test your students on the spelling of the word list, or have them complete the puzzle, you will be educating them about a global issue and the people it affects.
For your kindergarten through 8th graders
Uganda’s people match the beauty of their art with the beauty of their culture and their land. For art classes, NETwork has created a slide show that shows traditional Ugandan baskets. There is an explanation of the craft as well as sample baskets. Students can then create a basket on the coloring page download.
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