This extensive DVD pack includes several films about life in Kolkata, India. The films show the lives of two children growing up in Kolkata: Sagari who is 12, and Liril who is 11. The DVD also includes short films about Hinduism, transport, the silk industry, and clips of children asking questions of those watching the film. There is extensive background material for classroom use, including: photographs to view or print out; an interactive quiz; music; dance workshops; fact-files; and several teaching activities in the accompanying booklet.
The material can be viewed on a computer, an interactive whiteboard, or DVD player. Altogether the resource is colourful, well-laid out, and thoughtfully produced.
- DVD (£25)
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