Sara Forbes Bonetta was a very special and very interesting woman who helped to alter certain prejudices during the time she lived. But who was she? Where did she live? What did she achieve? Do your research, make notes and write her story along with your comments. Imagine you are a journalist and are doing a piece for the Sunday supplement. The purpose of this activity is to introduce you to the concept of reading and listening into writing early on. While working on the task, you will have the opportunity to revise the past tenses and narrative structures, practice your reading and annotating skills as well as watch and listen to an original video as listening practice.
Familiarize yourself with the topic:
- “The life of Sara Forbes Bonetta” http://prezi.com/bpu0enugcnbp/the-life-of-sarah-bonetta-forbes/
- “Sara Forbes Bonetta” http://prezi.com/tvxu4nn0qv1c/sarah-forbes-bonetta/
Reading material to make notes on
- “Trip down memory lane” http://kwekudee-tripdownmemorylane.blogspot.com.tr/2012/09/sarah-forbes-bonetta-davies-african.html
- “Sara Forbes Bonetta: An African Princess in Brighton” This text is accompanied by a very good video http://afroeurope.blogspot.com.tr/2011/09/sarah-forbes-bonetta-african-princess.html