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SESSION PLAN (TUTORIAL 30- 50mins) – TOPIC: CARE OF THE EARTH. LEVEL - Entry, Levels 1/2

 

 

 

Teacher Activities


Learner Activities

Big Questions

Resources

Starter Options – (5-10 mins)

  • Flash up Big Questions and/or Common Themes and/or Quotes

  • Introduce video-clip, distribute question(s) if required

 

Contribute further questions, respond to quotes.

Who is responsible? Am I?
Who does the earth belong to?
Is it okay to kill animals for meat or fur?
Who should be responsible for tackling pollution?
Doesn’t science have all the answers?

BQs: http://www.afan.uk.net/category/2/66

Quotes:

Common Themes: http://www.afan.uk.net/book/topic-material/summary-world-views-about-car...

 

 

Activities (10-20 mins)

  • Play video-clip eg Ali G

  • Introduce ‘Hot Topic’ eg BP Oilspill

  • Discuss a Faith Perspective on the topic

In Group (or plenary):

  • explore responses to video

  • each group discusses 1 or 2 questions: one presents response

 

Ali G: Saving Trees

http://www.afan.uk.net/stuff/theme/humor/ali-g-saving-trees-full ( 3 mins)

The Earth – Pale Blue Dot

http://www.afan.uk.net/stuff/theme/care-earth/we-are-here-pale-blue-dot-... (5 mins)

Conclusion – (10-20 mins)

  • Invite student responses

  • Introduce discussion on current environmental issue for students

 

  • Report back – how did video make you feel?

Discussion: What moral questions does it raise?

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment Options: Write up and compare responses

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES: By the end of the session the learners will have: (1)Reflected on Care of the Earth as it affects them, (2) Explored own questions on the topic, (3) Identified own faith/belief community’s views on Care of the Earth

KEY DIFFERENTIAL CRITERIA: Level, Gender, Individual Learning Need, Ethnicity, Faith/Belief Background,

ECM CRITERIA: Awareness of moral development, social well-being

EMPLOYABILITY CRITERIA: Self confidence, Team working in diverse contexts, Communication, Personal Effectiveness, Reliability

 

 

 

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