Legacy of the UAE: What If

Read the poem below and record a voiceover or film yourselves speaking about what you think the main message of the poem is. In your recordings cover the following areas: Read the poem out loud Why is December 2nd, 1971 a significant date? What changes have taken place in the UAE since then? Have the... Continue Reading →

Legacy of the UAE: Founding Father

Active Mission: You can use the internet to look up any famous/inspirational quotes by the founder of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed, regarding his hopes and aspirations for the UAE. Alternatively, visit Ms Husein and use the book below as part of your project. Select between 1-2 quotations to explore in more detail. Take... Continue Reading →

Legacy of the UAE: Culture and Identity

Active Mission: Look at the images below of items that represent a strong part of the UAE’s history, culture and identity. Film yourselves speaking about the images or film yourselves interviewing a parent/teacher about their expertise on the subject. In your interviews or voiceovers of images cover the following areas: Name of what you see... Continue Reading →

Sustainable Planet: Protect the Oryx

Go to the library and delve into the book, “Back to the Wild”. Read about the UAE’s efforts to reintroduce this endangered animal back to the wild. Make a video, considering the following points: Why is it important for sustainability to protect animal species? What are the opinions of prominent Emiratis about protecting animals? A... Continue Reading →

World of Opportunities: Heroes and Heroines

Why are there fewer stories about mythical heroines than about heroes? Is it harder to find stories about women than men in mythology? Most ancient societies were patriarchal (male-dominated) and the men were story-tellers and leaders. However, in legends there are many more women and also in folktales. In mythology, the female characters are often... Continue Reading →

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