Starter: 1) Look carefully at the picture. 2) In the boxes, write your ideas in answer to the questions: Who? What? When? Where? And why? 3) Try to come up with some of your own questions about the picture. Who? What? When? Where? Why? What do you WANT? What do you NEED? Wants and Needs In your group, decide: which 6 cards show things we which 6 cards show things we want need Then: Decide on 4 items which you could discard WANTS NEEDS Which cards was it difficult to make a decision about? Why? FACTS ABOUT AFRICA… Africa is the only continent to have become poorer in the last 25 years 90% of all malaria cases are in sub-Saharan Africa Malaria kills over a million people a year 3000 children die each day from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa 17 million people have died from AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. 12 million children in sub-Saharan Africa have lost their parents to AIDS The life expectancy of a child born in sub-Saharan Africa today is about 46 years European average: for men – 75 years for women – 81 years 20% of African schoolchildren are AIDS orphans 47% of Africa’s population is aged between 5 and 24 years old. Only 29% of African children receive secondary education - and nearly all have to pay for it 20% of people in sub-Saharan Africa have access to electricity Only 56% of people in subSaharan Africa have access to clean drinking water 34% of the population of Africa is undernourished Undernourishment by country (% of population undernourished) More than 1000 languages are spoken in Africa This map shows only SOME of them! There are 3.5 million refugees in Africa There are more people connected to the internet in New York City than in the whole of Africa 40% of people in Africa over 15 years old are illiterate 45% of the population of Africa live on less than $1 a day % of population living on less than $1 a day Homework Look at the questions you wrote down about the image you studied at the start of the lesson. Choose one question that interests you (or come up with a new one). Your homework is to research the answer.