Classroom Teaching Resources to explore identity, diveristy, community, equality and active citizenship.
A creative activity that gets learners to think about the ways in which we visually represent ourselves and learn about other groups.
KS2 | 30 Mins | Group
Starter activity to explore where place names come from, and what meaning might be contained within a place name.
KS2 | 15 Mins | Group
by Ben Morley 2009 Tamarind ISBN: 978-1848530034
This steady, kind story helps key stage 2 children move forward in their empathy and understanding of asylum seekers and is a perfect way to gently open discussion around the refugee crisis. We often use the beginning and end of this book to start a conversation in the classroom and we have known teachers use it with Key Stage 3 pupils.
A great picture book to explore ‘fitting in’, how we fit into different groups and the way we include people who join us.
KS1 | 30 Mins | Teacher led
The starfish story can be a helpful way to help learners understand active citizenship and encourage them that it is worth taking action to make a difference.
KS2 | 15 Mins | Teacher led
Using stories to help learners explore the way people think and feel about where they live.
KS2/3 | 30 Mins | Teacher led
A fun and participatory activity that allows learners to discover the connections between themselves.
KS2 | 30 Mins | Teacher led
A picture book that raises questions about ‘fitting in’, and the way we support or ignore people who join us.
KS2 | 60 Mins | Teacher led
Short individual activity that gets learners to think about the places that are important to them. Contributes to their understanding of multiple identities.
KS2 | 60 Mins | Individual