We started with the tale of the Sun and the Wind having an argument. It is one of those stories that seems to appear in every country. We set the context using the above image.
We told the tale through Talk4Writing before trying our own version told from the point of view of a narrator taken from the photograph. We talked about the impact the Sun and Wind arguing would have on the farmer.
Using some resources from ActionAid, (they are great so I feel no shame in having pinched them!) we introduced a new character, her name was Shumona and we introduced her as the farmers daughter. We looked at some statements about her life and how her life would be different to ours.
Using some images of life in what we thought might be a typical village in Bangladesh, we tried some short dramas (we enforced a ten second limit) to give a snap shot about life there.