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Friends for Life by Deborah Ewing, Noreen Ramsden


Friends for Life by Deborah Ewing, Noreen Ramsden

To the TeacherUse this story for life orientation, health, citizenship or cultural studies lessons, or as a reader in the English class.The story can be used to look at:bullying peer pressure social exclusion conflict situations self-management the value of friendship for children affected one way or another by HIV/AIDSFriends for life also introduces the highly regarded concept of 'memory boxes' as a way of coping with the death of a loved one. The story itself is layerd with emotional aspects of friendship and love.Young adults are more vulnerable to HIV/AIDS than anyone else. From an early age we should encourage children to develope self-respect and respect for others.This is one of the JAWS HIV/AIDS readers developed for secondary school learners. The story conveys both the basic information about AIDS/HIV (health promotion) and the more subtle psycho-social dimensions of the pandemic affecting learners' lives (personal and social development). It can be used as a reader, or to help teachers introduce subject matter that is difficult to manage in the classroom.

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Publication date

22nd October 2003


Deborah Ewing, Noreen Ramsden

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Heinemann an imprint of Pearson Education Limited


16 pages


Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes



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