SlideShare a Scribd company logo
1 of 19
Download to read offline
The Legacy of
Mr Lee Kuan Yew
16 Sep 1923 – 23 Mar 2015
UPPER PRIMARY
Let’s share our experiences
and feelings
Mr Lee’s Red Box
What’s in the box?
The World
What did world
leaders say about
him?
United States
of America
United
Kingdom
Tributes from around the world
India China IndonesiaMalaysia
“…will be
remembered for
generations to
come as the
father of modern
Singapore...”
President of the United States of America
Mr Barack Obama
“…was always a
friend to
Britain…and many
British Prime
Ministers
benefited from his
wise advice,
including me.”
Prime Minister of the
United Kingdom
Mr David Cameron
“ … old friend of the Chinese people.”
President of the People’s Republic of China
Mr Xi Jinping
“A far-sighted statesman
and a lion among
leaders...”
Prime Minister of India
Shri Narendra Modi
“…a great statesman
who loved his people,
he was also one of the
most influential
politicians in Asia.”
President of Indonesia
Mr Joko Widodo
“…Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s achievements
were great and his legacy is assured...”
Prime Minister of Malaysia
Mr Najib Razak
Singaporeans remember him…
“He made me a proud
Singaporean.”
Former Prime Minister & ESM,
Mr Goh Chok Tong
Student
Ong Yi Teck
“The greatest tribute that
Singaporeans can pay him is …
to make Singapore an even
better home.”
President Tony Tan
Reflections
1. Which tribute was the most
meaningful to me? Why?
2. What can I do to show my love for
my nation, just as Mr Lee Kuan
Yew did?
3. What can I do to make my country
a better home?
We will keep our flag flying high …

More Related Content

More from dreemzwork

Community Chest Children's Day 2016
Community Chest Children's Day 2016 Community Chest Children's Day 2016
Community Chest Children's Day 2016 dreemzwork
 
P3 Paper Cutting
P3 Paper CuttingP3 Paper Cutting
P3 Paper Cuttingdreemzwork
 
Lions Club Fund Raising Drive Briefing 2016
Lions Club Fund Raising Drive Briefing 2016Lions Club Fund Raising Drive Briefing 2016
Lions Club Fund Raising Drive Briefing 2016dreemzwork
 
3 Honesty TVPS Connects 2016
3 Honesty TVPS Connects 20163 Honesty TVPS Connects 2016
3 Honesty TVPS Connects 2016dreemzwork
 
Building my sg changi airport
Building my sg changi airportBuilding my sg changi airport
Building my sg changi airportdreemzwork
 
Building my sg cavenagh bridge
Building my sg cavenagh bridgeBuilding my sg cavenagh bridge
Building my sg cavenagh bridgedreemzwork
 
Building my sg gardens by the bay
Building my sg gardens by the bayBuilding my sg gardens by the bay
Building my sg gardens by the baydreemzwork
 
Ideas for Fairy Tale Costume Parade
Ideas for Fairy Tale Costume ParadeIdeas for Fairy Tale Costume Parade
Ideas for Fairy Tale Costume Paradedreemzwork
 
The Birthday Present
The Birthday PresentThe Birthday Present
The Birthday Presentdreemzwork
 
P4 SBC Standardisation
P4 SBC StandardisationP4 SBC Standardisation
P4 SBC Standardisationdreemzwork
 
Oral Reading Guidelines for Primary Students
Oral Reading Guidelines for Primary StudentsOral Reading Guidelines for Primary Students
Oral Reading Guidelines for Primary Studentsdreemzwork
 
Recess Integration 2014 Briefing
Recess Integration 2014 BriefingRecess Integration 2014 Briefing
Recess Integration 2014 Briefingdreemzwork
 

More from dreemzwork (12)

Community Chest Children's Day 2016
Community Chest Children's Day 2016 Community Chest Children's Day 2016
Community Chest Children's Day 2016
 
P3 Paper Cutting
P3 Paper CuttingP3 Paper Cutting
P3 Paper Cutting
 
Lions Club Fund Raising Drive Briefing 2016
Lions Club Fund Raising Drive Briefing 2016Lions Club Fund Raising Drive Briefing 2016
Lions Club Fund Raising Drive Briefing 2016
 
3 Honesty TVPS Connects 2016
3 Honesty TVPS Connects 20163 Honesty TVPS Connects 2016
3 Honesty TVPS Connects 2016
 
Building my sg changi airport
Building my sg changi airportBuilding my sg changi airport
Building my sg changi airport
 
Building my sg cavenagh bridge
Building my sg cavenagh bridgeBuilding my sg cavenagh bridge
Building my sg cavenagh bridge
 
Building my sg gardens by the bay
Building my sg gardens by the bayBuilding my sg gardens by the bay
Building my sg gardens by the bay
 
Ideas for Fairy Tale Costume Parade
Ideas for Fairy Tale Costume ParadeIdeas for Fairy Tale Costume Parade
Ideas for Fairy Tale Costume Parade
 
The Birthday Present
The Birthday PresentThe Birthday Present
The Birthday Present
 
P4 SBC Standardisation
P4 SBC StandardisationP4 SBC Standardisation
P4 SBC Standardisation
 
Oral Reading Guidelines for Primary Students
Oral Reading Guidelines for Primary StudentsOral Reading Guidelines for Primary Students
Oral Reading Guidelines for Primary Students
 
Recess Integration 2014 Briefing
Recess Integration 2014 BriefingRecess Integration 2014 Briefing
Recess Integration 2014 Briefing
 

Recently uploaded

lok sabha Elections in india- 2024 .pptx
lok sabha Elections in india- 2024 .pptxlok sabha Elections in india- 2024 .pptx
lok sabha Elections in india- 2024 .pptxdigiyvbmrkt
 
12042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
12042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf12042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
12042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdfFIRST INDIA
 
13042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
13042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf13042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
13042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdfFIRST INDIA
 
Power in International Relations (Pol 5)
Power in International Relations (Pol 5)Power in International Relations (Pol 5)
Power in International Relations (Pol 5)ssuser583c35
 
Geostrategic significance of South Asian countries.ppt
Geostrategic significance of South Asian countries.pptGeostrategic significance of South Asian countries.ppt
Geostrategic significance of South Asian countries.pptUsmanKaran
 
11042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
11042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf11042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
11042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdfFIRST INDIA
 
Emerging issues in migration policies.ppt
Emerging issues in migration policies.pptEmerging issues in migration policies.ppt
Emerging issues in migration policies.pptNandinituteja1
 
Political-Ideologies-and-The-Movements.pptx
Political-Ideologies-and-The-Movements.pptxPolitical-Ideologies-and-The-Movements.pptx
Political-Ideologies-and-The-Movements.pptxSasikiranMarri
 
15042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
15042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf15042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
15042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdfFIRST INDIA
 
Mitochondrial Fusion Vital for Adult Brain Function and Disease Understanding...
Mitochondrial Fusion Vital for Adult Brain Function and Disease Understanding...Mitochondrial Fusion Vital for Adult Brain Function and Disease Understanding...
Mitochondrial Fusion Vital for Adult Brain Function and Disease Understanding...The Lifesciences Magazine
 

Recently uploaded (10)

lok sabha Elections in india- 2024 .pptx
lok sabha Elections in india- 2024 .pptxlok sabha Elections in india- 2024 .pptx
lok sabha Elections in india- 2024 .pptx
 
12042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
12042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf12042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
12042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
 
13042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
13042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf13042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
13042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
 
Power in International Relations (Pol 5)
Power in International Relations (Pol 5)Power in International Relations (Pol 5)
Power in International Relations (Pol 5)
 
Geostrategic significance of South Asian countries.ppt
Geostrategic significance of South Asian countries.pptGeostrategic significance of South Asian countries.ppt
Geostrategic significance of South Asian countries.ppt
 
11042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
11042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf11042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
11042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
 
Emerging issues in migration policies.ppt
Emerging issues in migration policies.pptEmerging issues in migration policies.ppt
Emerging issues in migration policies.ppt
 
Political-Ideologies-and-The-Movements.pptx
Political-Ideologies-and-The-Movements.pptxPolitical-Ideologies-and-The-Movements.pptx
Political-Ideologies-and-The-Movements.pptx
 
15042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
15042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf15042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
15042024_First India Newspaper Jaipur.pdf
 
Mitochondrial Fusion Vital for Adult Brain Function and Disease Understanding...
Mitochondrial Fusion Vital for Adult Brain Function and Disease Understanding...Mitochondrial Fusion Vital for Adult Brain Function and Disease Understanding...
Mitochondrial Fusion Vital for Adult Brain Function and Disease Understanding...
 

Tribute to Mr Lee Kuan Yew (MOE)

Editor's Notes

  1. Photo courtesy of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Note to teacher This lesson is a follow-up from the first JIT resource materials on Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s passing, where students learnt about: Mr Lee as a person; his contributions to Singapore; and the attitudes and values that guided him in his work towards nation-building.  Tributes have poured in from Singaporeans and the rest of the world. Through this lesson, students will: be inspired by Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s commitment to serve our nation;  consider his impact on Singaporeans and others; and reflect on how they can build on Mr Lee’s legacy and contribute to our nation. You may wish to customise these materials according to the needs of your students. References for teacher For regular updates: Official Remembering Lee Kuan Yew Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RememberingLeeKuanYew Instagram @RememberingLeeKuanYew Official website http://www.RememberingLeeKuanYew.sg/ Video clips of interviews and tributes Channel NewsAsia http://www.channelnewsasia.com/
  2. Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction. Note to teacher Get students into groups to discuss what they have seen, heard or done since the passing of Singapore’s first Prime Minister. Encourage the groups to share their experiences with the class, and how they are feeling during this period. Share PM Lee’s national address on the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew on 23 Mar 2015. It can be found at this link: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/specialreports/rememberingleekuanyew/news/pm-lee-i-am-grieved/1733698.html
  3. Photo Courtesy of the Ministry of Communications and Information Note to teacher Ask pupils if they have heard about the red box and what it meant for Mr Lee. Share with them Minister Heng’s write-up on the red box. It can be downloaded from his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/hengsweekeat/posts/870264306345429:0 Share some of the excerpts of Mr Lee’s life from Minister Heng’s Facebook post. Get students to share which of these stories about Mr Lee they enjoyed the most and why. Additional information: Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education, served as Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s Principal Private Secretary. He tells the story about Mr Lee’s red box which was a large, boxy briefcase, about fourteen centimetres wide. This red box held what Mr Lee was working on at any one time. Through the years, it held his papers, speech drafts, letters, readings, and a whole range of questions, reflections, and observations.
  4. Photo courtesy of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Note to teacher Share with pupils the other tributes about Mr Lee from world leaders.
  5. Note to teacher Show pupils that tributes came from many parts of the world such as United States of America, United Kingdom, India, China, Malaysia and Indonesia.
  6. Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction. Note to teacher Ask: Why did US President Obama describe Mr Lee as “the father of modern Singapore”? Share that Mr Lee and his team of capable and honest men were responsible for building Singapore into a country that it is today - prosperous and peaceful.
  7. Source: David Cameron official by Unknown from the 10 Downing Street Website. Licensed under OGL via Wikimedia Commons. Note to teacher Ask: What do you think Prime Minister Cameron meant when he called Mr Lee “a friend to Britain”? What do friends do? Share that Mr Lee was a very intelligent man, well-read and knew a lot about Asia and the world. He gave advice to many Prime Ministers in United Kingdom. As a friend, he helped them to understand Asia better.
  8. Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction. Note to teacher China’s President Xi Jinping also calls Mr Lee a friend. Ask: What do we learn about Mr Lee? Share that Mr Lee taught us it is important for Singapore to be friends with different countries so that we can help and learn from one another.
  9. Photo courtesy of the High Commission of India in Singapore. Note to teacher Ask: What does the phrase “a lion among leaders” mean? Why do you think he describes Mr Lee as “a lion among leaders”? Share that Mr Lee was a courageous man who was not afraid to do what was right. He is highly regarded among the leaders in Asia and the rest of the world.
  10. Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction. Note to teacher Ask: Why was Mr Lee a great statesman? Share that Mr Lee loved his people and he did the best to his ability. People respected him because he was not tempted by money and power. He did everything for the love of Singapore.
  11. Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction. Note to teacher Ask: What legacy did Mr Lee leave for all of us?
  12. Photo courtesy of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Note to teacher Invite pupils to take a few minutes to reflect on how the world leaders have used to describe Mr Lee.
  13. Photo courtesy of Telok Kurau Primary School. Note to teacher Share with pupils that Singaporeans also respect Mr Lee highly. Show the next slide on what some Singaporeans have shared about Mr Lee.
  14. Note to teacher Read the tributes from Singaporeans.
  15. Note to teacher Read the tributes from Singaporeans.
  16. Photos courtesy of Ong Yi Teck. Note to teacher Explain to pupils that a student by the name of Ong Yi Teck paid tribute to Mr Lee by doing a portrait made off the name Lee Kuan Yew written 18 000 times. Yi Teck took 15 hours to complete the drawing. As he drew the picture, it reminded him that Singapore’s success was due to Mr Lee’s dedication and perseverance.
  17. Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction. Note to teacher Highlight that as citizens of Singapore, we all have a role to play in the future of our nation, in protecting it and in helping it to flourish and prosper. People are our nation’s only resource. Our dreams to make our lives better will determine the future of Singapore.
  18. Note to teacher Get students to reflect individually on: Which tribute was the most meaningful to me? Why? What can I do to show my love for my nation, just as Mr Lee Kuan Yew did? What can I do to make my country a better home? Have them express their ideas through words or drawings or any other creative means.
  19. Photo courtesy of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Encourage pupils to watch the State Funeral Service which will be broadcast live on television on Sunday at 2pm with their family and friends. Note to teacher With the passing of Mr Lee, the Prime Minister has declared a period of National Mourning from 23 March (Monday) to 29 March (Sunday). As a mark of respect for the late Mr Lee, the State flags on all government buildings will be flown at half-mast during this period. Mr Lee’s body is lying in state at Parliament House from 25 Mar (Wednesday) to 28 Mar (Saturday), for the public to pay their respects. The lying in state at Parliament House will be open 24 hours daily from today until 28 Mar 2015, 8.00pm. A State Funeral Service will be held at 2pm on 29 Mar (Sunday) at the University Cultural Centre, National University of Singapore.