Problem solving lesson set in an orphan household in Uganda

Empathise with Matia and his siblings who have some tough choices to make

Matia's tough choice
KS2: ages 7-11Website

This lesson takes the story of Matia and shows the realities for a group of orphans in Uganda. Pupils are asked to empathise with the orphans’ dilemma and discuss what choice they should make using the scenarios and facts given to them about real life in Uganda. There are opportunities for discussion, problem solving and numeracy in this thought provoking lesson.


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