Sunday, 6 May 2012

Momo Daughter of The Sea Activities

Read the blog entry on this link:

Complete these activities.

1.    Princess Iyomon describes her first sight of the sea as captivating and crippling at the same time. Describe a time when you saw something for the first time, this could be the sea or any other thing that fascinated or scared you. 

2.    Princess Iyomon says they went to The Port.  The area is now known as Port Harcourt named by the British in 1913.  Research how the British Colonial administration utilised the area during World War 1. Make PowerPoint presentation to your class on the subject.

3.    Port Harcourt is bordered by the Gulf of Guinea, research ocean animals and write a report on ‘Ocean Animals’

4.    The Atlantic Ocean borders the area, in science draw a food chain in the Atlantic Ocean.

5.    The Niger River runs through north-western Nigeria branching into a massive delta before entering the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. Chart its course from source to mouth. List all the countries it flows through.  

6.     Princess Iyomon says that they were told stories of an undersea kingdom where kidnapped children languished away in sorrow. These are called mythical stories. What are mythical stories, why were they told? Write your own mythical story about ‘An Undersea Adventure’. You choose the characters and plot.  

7.    “Keep away from the water’s edge!” Princess Iyomon’s mum told her repeatedly, why do you think, she did this?  Design a swimming costume for a boy or girl.

8.    Princess Iyomon ends her blog with ‘Keep safe for now.’ Design a safety poster for exploring the seaside.

9.    Look at the photograph that go with Princess Iyomon’s first sight of the sea, make a painting of it.

10.                       Momo stepped into the river and was swept away instantly. Write an explanation text on the course of a river.

11.                       Write an imaginative story on the Water Cycle with the title ‘I am a raindrop’.

12.                       Put the photographs below in order of  the course of a river. Make a sketch drawing of each photograph.

                                     Streams and rivers form bigger rivers.

                             Heavy clouds collect on hills and mountain tops

                                          Water droplets form streamlets

                                          Estuaries join the sea.

                                  Streamlets flow downhill to join other streamlets

                                          Streams join to form rivers  

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