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Youth Crime

Youth Crime

3 - 4 hours of lessons all with a focus on youth crime. This pack covers gangs, knife crime and the debate around the criminal age of responsibility. There is a focus on how the (UK) law deals with young offenders and why it is that teens get involved with gangs and criminal activity in the first place. The lessons are fully differentiated, engaging and contain Powerpoints, worksheets, clips and activities. They have been made by an experienced PSHCE Head of Department and used in a variety of UK Secondary Schools. I really hope you enjoy this pack - please do leave a review :) Many more free and inexpensive PSHE and Citizenship resources available here: EC_Resources Store
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Behaviour for Independence Words and Opposites

Behaviour for Independence Words and Opposites

A list of words to describe the necessary behaviour for building independence. Words are accompanied by their opposites. The format is designed to be printed, cut out and laminated for future use. The words can be used to help build sentences with varied vocabulary when discussing independence in class. The can be used to represent two ends of a continuum for learners to self assess against the behaviours.
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Giving independence advice

Giving independence advice

This resource is designed to help learners explore barriers to becoming more independent. The resource consists of case studies and a page of visual prompts to be considered as possible ways to break down barriers to independence. E.g. role playing an activity before doing it for real or using google images to plan a route to an unfamiliar place. Both effective ways to reduce anxiety levels. Learners are required to consider up to four basic cases studies and offer advice from the options provided. Advice can be different forms depending on the level of the learner e.g. Learners can illustrate the advice, using sheet 2 as guidance, they can copy the label of the advice or they can form their own sentence(s) inspired by the options provided. The activity can be used with the key words for independence to embed literacy skills.
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How old do you have to be to...?

How old do you have to be to...?

A simple matching activity to begin exploring the age you have to be to legally do various activities in the UK. The Word document is easy to edit so you an add topics suited to your group. This has been used as part of independent living skills, Citizenship and exploring Emotions and Behaviour.
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Feelings / emotions cards

Feelings / emotions cards

Four different card sets containing different emotions. The sets include: 18 cards showing different emotions with photographs of girls’ faces 18 cards showing different emotions with photographs of boys’ faces 12 cards with different emoticons 9 cards with girl clipart faces Plus 2 A4 sheets of black and white emoticons to use for activities with the children.
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Match it! - emotional literacy, emotional intelligence, mental health, emotions

Match it! - emotional literacy, emotional intelligence, mental health, emotions

This is a matching game using emotions from different nationalities. Of course it has the underlying message that we all feel emotions no matter who you are, where you live or whatever your skin colour is. Included in the pack: A game board A feelings mat in colour and black and white worksheets covering all the emotions shown in boy version and girl version Each child throws a die and moves that number of places. If they land on a ‘child’ they must match that emotion to their mat. They can circle it on their mat with a dry wipe pen. Encourage them to name the emotion. This could be extended to ‘Tell me a time when you felt like that’. If they land on an instruction then they must move that number of places either forwards or backwards. The winner is the person who has circled the most emotions on their mat when everyone has reached the end of the game board. The feelings mat could also be used as an emotional register or a prompt for including emotions in their writing. There is a set of worksheets for each emotion (boy and girl version) to explore the child’s emotion in more detail. It is simply drawing a picture and writing a sentence or two.
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