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Overview of Lesson 1

Monday 22nd June - Session one

 

1. Questions: 

• Where is the island in the song?
• What images are conveyed by the music?

Please watch the videos below: 

Harry Belafonte - Island In The Sun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8Gbk4i41_M 

Harry Belfonte - Jamaica Farewell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFFlWtlDRqk

 

2. Locate the islands and nations of the Caribbean on the World Map. (a picture below as well as the PDF of the session: go to pages 29 to 34. 

• Where is the Caribbean Located?
• What do I know about the Caribbean region?

• What sources can be used to find out about the Caribbean region?

 

3. When and why were African people enslaved in the Caribbean region? Read pages 35-37 this will explore a little bit of the history of the Caribbean with Britain. 

 

4. Read through the rest of the pages for lesson one (pages 38 - 46). Studies the island pictures well as there is a fun Caribbean quiz to complete on the following link: https://online.seterra.com/en/vgp/3129 

 

5. Pages 51 - 54 images from Jamaica before 1948. 

Harry Belafonte - Island In The Sun

This is the first hook for today's lesson - a song by Harry Belafonte - Island In The Sun

Harry Belafonte - Jamaica Farewell

This is the first hook for today's lesson - a song by Harry Belafonte - Jamaica Farewll

Overview for lesson 1 with some resources

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