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Articles reporting figures on names for babies appear periodically in the newspaper. This one could be the starting point for various classroom activities particularly relevant for the upper primary level. Some possibilities include:
Although this topic may not seem particularly relevant for older students, younger students are interested in topics related to themselves. Names are part of their developing identities and this topic should create interest.
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