News items and word games update!

05-Mar-2008

MEC Editor, Sarah Cumming, writes:

UN cannot feed the world

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about The United Nations’ World Food Programme.

Go to the Headline News section on your Work Area screen to find out why the UN cannot afford to feed as many starving people as usual this year.

You many find it helpful to direct your students to the following website for more information on the World Food Programme. United Nations’ World Food Programme

March word games

This month’s Witch’s Pot topics are ‘school subjects’ (Easy), ‘verbs of movement’ (Average) and ‘verbs meaning going up or going down’ (Difficult).

The Swamp Disaster topics are ‘countryside and coast’ (Easy), ‘in the city’ (Average) and ‘media and arts’ (Difficult).

The Wordsearch topics are ‘countries’ (Easy), ‘the internet’ (Average) and ‘adjectives describing texture’ (Difficult).

As usual, there are new Crosswords and Bridge Builders at all levels too.

Visit the Word Games area to find them all.

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