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Coffee and the World

A ) Introduction:
What is this? It is
______________________________________.
Lets describe it:

This is
__________________________________________.

It is ____________________________________________.

It ______________________________________________.

1) When do people usually drink coffee?


a. At night
b. In the morning
c. In the evening
2) Coffee is ____________
a. Sweet
b. Salty
c. Bitter
3) Coffee comes from
a. A small plant
b. A big tree
c. A medium bush
A Background Survey
Do you drink coffee? How often?
Yes I do __________________________________. All the time
Sometimes
No, I dont _______________________________.
Have you ever seen a coffee plant?

Yes, I have_____________________________.
No, I havent ___________________________.
Have you ever picked coffee beans?
Yes, I have_____________________________.
No, I havent ___________________________.

Every day /

This is a coffee plant. Coffee beans are actually


the seeds of a coffee bush. This is a
_________ ________. Coffee beans are
actually the _____________ of a coffee bush.
The beans grow on the _________of each
branch on the plant.

know that.

If 1)
the coffee beans are not picked then they
will _____ _____ and make a new coffee
plant. The beans are __ _____, _____,
roasted and then _____ to make coffee.
The coffee is then sold and exported and
eventually ends up in Mrs. Brookleys
coffee cup!
Most of the coffee in the world is _________ by farmers on big farms in
places like Columbia, El Salvador, Uganda, _________ and _________ .
Although coffee is grown all over the _____ , one of the largest producers
of coffee is _____________ . Did you know that Columbia produced over
_________ million kilograms of coffee on 2010? Columbian coffee is sold
though co-ops. A ________ is where farmers work together and sell all
their coffee _________ so that they can get the ______________ price.
1) Coffee is grown:
a. All over the world
b. Only in Columbia
2) One of the largest producers of coffee in the world is___________.
a. China
b. Columbia
c. America
3) When a bean is ready it is picked, dried and ____________.
a. Eaten
b. Roasted
4) Mrs Brookley drinks __________ of coffee.
a. No
b. A lot
B ) Vocabulary
http://www.globaleye.org.uk/secondary_autumn04/glossary/index.html#tnc

Cooperative

Ecosyste
m

Quota

Subsidy

Transnatio
nal
company

Referend
um

Externality

Questions - Go to
http://www.globaleye.org.uk/secondary_autumn04/eyeon/coffeetrade.html to
find out more about the coffee trade and how its affected by co-ops,
transnational companies and more.
1. What are Columbias coffee farmers called?
a. Estudiantes
b. Cafeteleros
c. Cafeleches
2. What is used to stabilize coffee prices?
a. Co-ops
b. Children
3. What are transnational companies doing to the coffee trade?
a. Making the workers a lot of money
b. Lowering prices
4. Which is a way that transnational companies are affecting the Columbian
cafeteleros?
a. Farmers are working with the transnational companies.
b. Prices going up
c. Farmers are leaving to live in the city

D ) This is a chart of the worlds coffee prices from 1984 2003. Use it to
create a graph showing the change in prices from 1984 - 2003
Year

Price (US cents)

1984

138.32

1985

135.46

1986

204.02

1987

118.39

1988

115.07

1989

126.69

1990

62.75

1991

69.38

1992

61.12

1993

58.14

1994

69.17

1995

152.08

1996

100.33

1997

100.03

1998

130.61

1999

97.63

2000

82.15

2001

49.19

2002

43.46

2003

54.04

1. Which year had the highest prices?

2. Which year had the lowest prices?

3. How have the prices changed since 1984?

Now: go to
http://www.globaleye.org.uk/secondary_autumn04/eyeon/coffeetrade.html to

find out the amount of coffee that each country produces. Fill in on the map
below.
1) Fill in the chart below with the coffee production of each country.
Country

Amount of Coffee

Percent

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
Total coffee:

1) What is the total amount of coffee produced in these ten countries?


______________________________

2) Which country has the highest production of coffee?


___________________________________________
3) Which has the lowest production?
__________________________________________________________
4) What type of graph would be best to show the coffee production? Why?

A pie chart shows percent of


100%

Sp: Un grfico circular


muestra el porcentaje del
100%

A line graph shows change


over time.

Sp: Una lnea muestra el


grfico cambian con el
tiempo .

A bar graph compares many


different types of things.
Sp: Un grfico de barras
compara diferentes tipos de
cosas .

I think that we should use a ____________________________ because


______________________________
_________________________________________________________________________________________.
5) Create a graph or chart to show the information that you got from the map.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/cup-o-juan/
co- Operatives What are they and how do they help farmers?
Definition

Example

Co
Operative

Now, go to http://www.juanvaldez.com/ for further research about co-ops


1. What is Juan Valdez?
a. One coffee company
b. Many coffee companies working against each other
c. Many coffee companies in a co-operative.
2. What is a cooperative?
a. When companies work against each other
b. When companies work together
c. When no one works
3. What are some good things about cooperatives?
a. Nothing, they are terrible
b. People do not have to work
c. Helps to promote quality product.
4. What country is Juan Valdez company in?
a. Columbia

b. Guatemala
c. America
5. What is the cheapest coffee here?

6. What is the most expensive?

7. What is the average price of a coffee here?

Use the graph below to answer the questions:

Year

Millions of kg

1) According to this graph what happened in 2009?


The prices ______________________________.
2) What is the average amount of coffee produced each year from 2000-2010?
The average amount of coffee produced each year was ________________________.
3) What trend does this map follow?
a. The prices are mostly the same
b. The prices change a lot
c. The prices are exactly the same