Go Bananas provides you with the opportunity to discuss how important they are as a good dietary source of carbohydrates and essential vitamins. These activities centred around the theme of Identity and Well-being which explores how we learn and adjust to the world around us.
This activity is adapted from Bananas by Englishclip.com
Here are keywords and phrases covered in these activities:
- as long as
- back on
- down in the dumps
- go ape
- go bonkers
- go crazy
- go nuts
- go right off
- have a bit of a laugh
- keeps you going
- old character
- Portuguese colonists
- substantive fruit
- Discuss the following questions: Do you eat bananas regularly? Do you think students should have bananas available as a free snack?
- You have been discussing bananas at school. Now create a presentation of the history of them.
- Research about the different varieties of bananas and present your findings in class.
- You have decided to encourage students to regularly eat bananas. Create a poster or leaflet highlighting the benefits of them.
- Draw a banana tree and label it.
- Survey the ‘banana-eating habits’ of your school.
- Find a cake or snack using bananas as its main ingredient and try to bake/cook it with your friend.
- Write a script for a podcast about bananas and record it with your friends.
- Grow a banana tree using its seeds or stem.
- Make a banana from paper by following these instructions in video.
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- Customs and Traditions
- Entertainment and Leisure
- Environmental and Nature
- Future Jobs and Education
- Identity and Well-being
- Travel and Adventure
Customs and Traditions explores how we celebrate our cultural identity across the globe.
Entertainment and Leisure explores how we spent our free time.
Environment and Nature explores the way humans and animals live, adapt and change on our planet.
Exploring how different societies create roles for people to develop their skills and knowledge.
Exploring how we learn and adjust to the world around us. .
Exploring how we experience the world through our life journeys
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