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Postcard from the Amazon rainforest -                     BBChttp://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/postcard-from-the-ama...
• reflecting the physical, natural and cultural  features of rainforests• Useful as a starting point for a topic
Key questions…• what can you remember from the video?• Where do you think this is?• What do you think this is?• What did y...
Rainbow Rainforest – Bill Bellhttp://www.rainforestartists.com/html/b.html
Key questions…• What can you see in this painting?• Do you recognise any of the animals in the painting? Can you name   an...
The sounds of the Rainforest…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_DOk_TiRrc&feature=related
Teaching notes…• This clip on the sounds of the rainforest is  ideal for demonstrating to the children the  many different...
Key questions…• What can you hear?• Describe the sounds you hear?• Why do you think they are making these sounds?• Why can...
Surprised! By Henri Julien Rousseauhttp://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/henri-rousseau-surprised
Key questions…• What do you think is happening in this painting?• What do you think the tiger is doing?• Describe the colo...
The Equatorial Jungle by Henri Julien                   Rousseauhttp://www.henrirousseau.org/The-Equatorial-Jungle-large.h...
Key questions…• What time of year do you think this is? Why?• Describe what is happening in the painting?• What colours ha...
Rainforest map of the world – Eden                     Projecthttp://www.edenproject.com/images/content/rainforests-map-of...
Key questions…• What is this image of? How do you know this?• What do you think the green represents? why?• From looking a...
Culture within the Rainforesthttp://www.jacksbromeliads.com/shaman-0-1_phixr.jpg
• Teaching notes……..• http://www.jacksbromeliads.com/amazoniii.h  tm• compare the differences between us and  them? Why ar...
Key questions…• Who is this?• Where do you think he lives? Why?• Look at his clothes, what is different and what is simila...
Joseph and the washerwoman –                   Michael Adamshttp://www.michaeladamsart.com/silkscreens.html
Key questions…• What do you think is happening in the painting? Describe  what you see?• What colours has the artist used?...
Lego construction of the rainforest –                  Sean Kenneyhttp://www.seankenney.com/portfolio/rainforest_healthy/
• Destruction• Replanting
Key questions…• What does this sculpture represent? How do you know  this?• How have they made the sculpture? What materia...
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon,                   1988 - 2010http://rainforests.mongabay.com/amazon/amazon_destruct...
• http://www.infiniteunknown.net/2009/12/07  /indonesia-already-85-percent-of-sumatras-  rainforests-are-gone-the-rest-is-...
Key questions…• What do you think this image represents?• What do the numbers mean?• What do you think is happening in thi...
Sending out an SOS, Help Save                     Rainforestshttp://www.adistinctiveworld.net/?p=2023
Key questions...• How does this image make you feel?• What do you think this image represents?• Why do you think the artis...
• http://rainforest-  alliance.org/multimedia/trackitback
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  1. 1. Postcard from the Amazon rainforest - BBChttp://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/postcard-from-the-amazon-rainforest/12489.html
  2. 2. • reflecting the physical, natural and cultural features of rainforests• Useful as a starting point for a topic
  3. 3. Key questions…• what can you remember from the video?• Where do you think this is?• What do you think this is?• What did you notice was different to where you and I live?• How did the video make you feel?• What did you like/dislike about the videoKey vocab…• Forest, tree, canopy, rainforest, river, Amazon, monkey, habitat, environment, music, tree house, tribe, jungle, native, homes, food, cooking
  4. 4. Rainbow Rainforest – Bill Bellhttp://www.rainforestartists.com/html/b.html
  5. 5. Key questions…• What can you see in this painting?• Do you recognise any of the animals in the painting? Can you name any?• Would you find all of these animals in the rainforest?• Do you feel that this is a good representation of the rainforest?• Look at the colours of the plants and animals, are all of the colours correct? Why do you think the artist has chosen to use these colours?• How does the painting make you feel? Why do you think the artist has painted the animals in this way?• why do you think they are all facing towards us?Key vocab…• Vibrant, artistic, animals, home, habitat, bright colours, dark colours, secondary and primary colours, exciting, mysterious, surreal
  6. 6. The sounds of the Rainforest…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_DOk_TiRrc&feature=related
  7. 7. Teaching notes…• This clip on the sounds of the rainforest is ideal for demonstrating to the children the many different animals and plants that live within the rainforest. the clip can be used to support children’s imagination …….
  8. 8. Key questions…• What can you hear?• Describe the sounds you hear?• Why do you think they are making these sounds?• Why can you not hear any people speaking?• Why can you not hear any traffic?• What time of day do you think it could be? Why?• How do the sounds make you feel?Key vocab…• Sounds, listen, imagine, animals, trees, birds, feelings, relaxed, calm, loud, quiet, rainforest
  9. 9. Surprised! By Henri Julien Rousseauhttp://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/henri-rousseau-surprised
  10. 10. Key questions…• What do you think is happening in this painting?• What do you think the tiger is doing?• Describe the colours?• How does the painting make you feel?• Describe the weather in the painting?• What time of year do you think it is? Why?• Why do you think the artist has painted the trees this way?Key vocab…• Autumn, rainforest, secondary colours, dark, windy, stormy, tiger, fierce, trees blowing, rain, cold
  11. 11. The Equatorial Jungle by Henri Julien Rousseauhttp://www.henrirousseau.org/The-Equatorial-Jungle-large.html
  12. 12. Key questions…• What time of year do you think this is? Why?• Describe what is happening in the painting?• What colours has the artist used?• Why are the animals there? What are they doing?• Describe the weather in this painting?• How does the painting make you feel?• do you think this painting is a good representation of the rainforest? Why?• Why is this painting different to Rousseau’s ‘Surprise’?Key vocab…• Forest, Spring, summer, happy, relaxing, secondary colours, green, flourishing, warm, full of life, camouflage, hiding, basking
  13. 13. Rainforest map of the world – Eden Projecthttp://www.edenproject.com/images/content/rainforests-map-of-the-world.jpg
  14. 14. Key questions…• What is this image of? How do you know this?• What do you think the green represents? why?• From looking at this image can you tell how much of the earth is covered by rainforest?• Apart from the rainforest, what else can you see on this image?• Can you think of another way to represent this data?Key vocab…• Map, world, earth, rainforest, vast, land, countries, sea, location, atlas
  15. 15. Culture within the Rainforesthttp://www.jacksbromeliads.com/shaman-0-1_phixr.jpg
  16. 16. • Teaching notes……..• http://www.jacksbromeliads.com/amazoniii.h tm• compare the differences between us and them? Why are his clothes like that etc?
  17. 17. Key questions…• Who is this?• Where do you think he lives? Why?• Look at his clothes, what is different and what is similar to what we wear?• why is he wearing clothes like this?• Why do you think he has paint on his skin?• Why is he not wearing any shoes?• Look behind him – what do you think it is? What is it used for?Key vocab…• Culture, change, climate, money, colours, life, family, tribe, home, weapons, clothes, hunt, work, traditions
  18. 18. Joseph and the washerwoman – Michael Adamshttp://www.michaeladamsart.com/silkscreens.html
  19. 19. Key questions…• What do you think is happening in the painting? Describe what you see?• What colours has the artist used?• How do the colours make you feel?• Is the painting a good representation of the rainforest? If so why?• Do the colours give off a happy or a sad feeling towards the people in this picture? Why?• What is happening in the picture that is similar/different to how we live?• What time of year do you think it is? Why?Key vocab…• feelings, vibrant, artistic, exciting, sunny, bright, culture, family, friends, way of life, exotic, freedom, environment
  20. 20. Lego construction of the rainforest – Sean Kenneyhttp://www.seankenney.com/portfolio/rainforest_healthy/
  21. 21. • Destruction• Replanting
  22. 22. Key questions…• What does this sculpture represent? How do you know this?• How have they made the sculpture? What materials have they used?• What colours have they used to help represent the rainforest?• What can you see on the sculpture that is similar to that of the real rainforest?• Why do you think they have created this model?• what do you think they are trying to show?• Look at the other models, what is different about them to this one?Key vocab…• Lego, sculpt, create, exciting, rainforest, trees, river, animals, destruction, rebuilding, peaceful, home, habitats
  23. 23. Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, 1988 - 2010http://rainforests.mongabay.com/amazon/amazon_destruction.html
  24. 24. • http://www.infiniteunknown.net/2009/12/07 /indonesia-already-85-percent-of-sumatras- rainforests-are-gone-the-rest-is-vanishing-at- an-alarming-rate/
  25. 25. Key questions…• What do you think this image represents?• What do the numbers mean?• What do you think is happening in this image? Why?• Using your understanding of the rainforest, what could the message be?• Can you predict what the image will look like in 10 years time? 20 years time?• What do you think will happen to the animals and people that live in the rainforest if this continues?Key vocab…Destruction, deforestation, extinction, homes, habitats,predictions, evidence, facts, rainforest, trees, animals,cultures, lives
  26. 26. Sending out an SOS, Help Save Rainforestshttp://www.adistinctiveworld.net/?p=2023
  27. 27. Key questions...• How does this image make you feel?• What do you think this image represents?• Why do you think the artist has drawn the images in this way?• What sort of message does the image give?• Look at the colourings of the image, does this add to the message?• What do you think will happen to these animals if the rainforest is not saved?Key vocab…Destruction, help, support, caring, environment, save,homes, greed, extinction, dark, endangered, freedom
  28. 28. • http://rainforest- alliance.org/multimedia/trackitback
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