Whole-school English language learning resources: human rights

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Special Schools Resource

Special Schools Resource

Two lesson plans which introduce students to concepts of fairness and unfairness, the human right of freedom of expression and Amnesty's work in this area. Developed in consultation with teachers working in Special Schools.

By AmnestyInternational

Empathy Education through poetry

Empathy Education through poetry

This lesson uses two poems from renowned Bahamian writer, Patrick Rahming. The lesson provides the basic introduction to poetry analysis, while simultaneously developing empathy in the students. This is a great lesson and the poems can be re-used to teach many other skills.

By Butterfly242

Human Rights and Responsibilities Bundle: In-depth look at Human Rights  Issues and campaigning

Human Rights and Responsibilities Bundle: In-depth look at Human Rights Issues and campaigning

Human Rights and Responsibilities Bundle: In-depth look at Human Rights Issues and campaigning This resource bundle includes 7 fun and engaging separate Activities/resources/material to be used for the teaching of Human Rights and responsibilities. (Includes over 8 lessons worth of material) Combine all these resources to bring Human Rights education alive in the classroom. You will be able to focus on campaign groups like Amnesty International and issues such as political prisoners, child soldiers and the use of the death penalty across the world. Click on my name to see my full shop containing lots more useful free and paid resources for GCSE Citizenship and PSHE. These resources work well with my other popular PSHE and Citizenship Resources - See Below.. Fast food and Healthy Eating Lessons Bullying and how to deal with it lessons Puberty and Changing bodies –Unit PSHE Bundle of 10 Lessons fully resourced at bargain price Teenage Pregnancy Debating Resources Drugs Education for Secondary students

By bkingsnorth

Three Little Pigs - Media/English/Fairy Tales/Adaptations/Newspapers

Three Little Pigs - Media/English/Fairy Tales/Adaptations/Newspapers

Using The Three Little Pigs as inspiration for this Media bundle, you'll find all you need to cover key terms such as adaptations and stereotypes. Please allow 3-5 hours to cover all material attached. Included: x3 PPTS Embedded videos (links in notes); sample sentence starts, differentiated activities - must,could, should approach. Students will consider the changing nature of how we view and interact with news stories today. Lessons will encourage speaking and listening. Students will also work on their writing skills, with a particular focus on their functional writing skills. I usually follow these lessons up with a segment on Fake News and I'm currently working on developing a bundle for that topic.

By LouiseBDaly

Three Little Pigs - L3 - Stereotypes and Letter to the Editor

Three Little Pigs - L3 - Stereotypes and Letter to the Editor

Building on the previous two lessons, lesson three aims to have students define and identify stereotypes. With this keyword in mind, students compose a scaffolded letter to an editor of a newspaper. I usually buy some newspapers the week of these lessons. Photocopying an article and a letter responding to these is a worthwhile activity in the lead up to this lesson. Students usually read the article/letter to the editor in groups. If these lessons have worked for you in the classroom, then please leave a review in the comments section below. It's always great to hear how a group progresses with these activities!

By LouiseBDaly

Power and Conflict Poetry - Hughes' Bayonet Charge

Power and Conflict Poetry - Hughes' Bayonet Charge

Perfect for mixed ability GCSE classes, this printable lesson helps pupils analyse Hughes' 'Bayonet Charge' by exploring its meaning (AO1) through language/structure (AO2) and considering how it presents wider ideas/issues (AO3). With model answers and differentiated questioning, this powerpoint can also be printed so pupils can independently explore the meaning (AO1), analyse the poem (AO2) and establish its links to wider context over 3 lessons. Pupils are given model answers for analytical and comparative writing so can then analyse the poem in prose and compare it to different poems in the anthology. In the final lesson, pupils are given the opportunity to write their own comparative essay following an exam answer.

By DeepaSabharwal

Power and Conflict Poetry Revision - Agard's Checking Out Me History

Power and Conflict Poetry Revision - Agard's Checking Out Me History

Perfect for mixed ability GCSE classes, this printable lesson helps pupils analyse Agard's 'Checking Out Me History 'by exploring its meaning through language/structure and considering how presents wider ideas/issues. With model answers and differentiated questioning, this powerpoint can also be printed so pupils can independently explore the meaning (AO1), analyse the poem (AO2) and establish its links to wider context over 3 lessons. Pupils are given model answers for analytical and comparative writing so can then analyse the poem in prose and compare it to different poems in the anthology. In the final lesson, pupils are given the opportunity to write their own comparative essay following an exam answer.

By DeepaSabharwal

Merchant of Venice Themes of Justice, Fairness and Equality

Merchant of Venice Themes of Justice, Fairness and Equality

Theme questions are popular on all exams. What better way to prepare your students than using a week's worth of material. Students will have the opportunity to improve their speaking and listening skills through discussion of the central issues of the play. Working on P.Q.E paragraphs will see student essays improve over time. Save time and money by downloading the bundle offer today!

By LouiseBDaly

The Merchant of Venice - L3 -The World of the Text - New Setting

The Merchant of Venice - L3 -The World of the Text - New Setting

What better way to have your students consider key themes in the play than have them consider an alternative location to set the play. This Power Point includes sentence starts to aid less able students. Don't forget, there's a bundle of resources available on 'The World of the Text.' These can be easily adapted to suit any text should you wish your students to consider the world of the text in greater depth.

By LouiseBDaly

Merchant of Venice - L1 - Themes: Justice, Fairness, Equality

Merchant of Venice - L1 - Themes: Justice, Fairness, Equality

This differentiated lesson allows students to define the three terms before applying the terms to the central characters in their studied text. The best part about this lesson - it can be adapted to suit any text. Simply substitute the characters' names. Sample sentence starts have also been included to encourage students to extend their written responses. As always, leave a review so that future lessons may be improved!

By LouiseBDaly