Year 10: Speaking up!

Now you know a little about Malala Yousafzai, watch this video and answer the questions on your worksheet.



And if you finish, you can enjoy this video of Malala receiving honorary Canadian citizenship in April 2017. She makes a speech in which she describes her life as a girl in Pakistan:

“I felt fear when I went to school (…) I would hide my books under my scarf, the sound of bombs would wake me up at night. Every morning, I would hear the news that more innocent people had been killed.”

Don’t forget! 

Would + Verb in this context is used to describe a habit from the past.


Year 10: Learning, not earning

Today you are going to do a webquest.

Click on the links and find the answers to the questions about Malala Yousafzai. Write the questions AND the answers in your exercise book.

Click to read her biography:

  • When was she born?
  • Where was she born?
  • What cause did she defend as a girl?
  • What happened in October 2012?
  • What did she achieve in 2014?
  • Why was it remarkable?
  • When is Malala Day?
  • Why is it named Malala Day?
  • How much would it cost to provide free education for every child in the world for 12 years?
  • How many days must governments stop military spending in order to raise this money?
  • What happened in April 2017?