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SESSION PLAN (TUTORIAL- 30mins) – TOPIC 1 - Death LEVEL 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.

 

What’s going to happen to me after I die?

Is death a bad thing?

Is death the end of me?

Should I be scared of dying?

Is it ok to end my life?

 

 

BQs:

www.afan.uk.net/category/2/9

Quotes:

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

 

 

 

 

 

Activities (10-20 mins)

  • Play video-clip eg ‘Spin’ or ‘Wit’-Emma Thompson

  • Introduce ‘Hot Topic’ eg Assisted Suicide controversy

  • Explore Student Experience of Death

In Group (or plenary):

  • explore responses to video

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

 

  • What are the participants’ attitudes to death?

  • How do you feel about the clip?

  • Does it relate to any experiences of your own?

‘Spin’: http://www.afan.uk.net/stuff/theme/violence/spin-video-great-alround-vid...

Wit: Emma Thompson Cancer clip

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-oktCUA0mk&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Wy92dcZSYw&feature=related

Conclusion – 5/10 mins

  • Invite student responses

  • Introduce discussion on whether the law needs changing

 

 

 

  • Report back – how did video make you feel?

  • What moral questions does it raise?

 

 

  • Should we try to control death?

  • Fear it?

  • Welcome it in some cases? (Eg Assisted Suicide)

 

 

 

Assessment Options: Write up and compare responses

 

 

 

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

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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