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Lesson Plan

Date: Time: Duration: College Site & Room:

Course: Subject: Pastoral Tutorial No. of students: On register: Present:

Topic: AFAN: Making ethical choices

Lesson aims: (teacher’s intentions)

  • To introduce AFAN topics and introduce a number of perspectives on ethics

Specific learning outcomes: (what you intend students to achieve in this lesson)

  • To understand a number of perspectives on ethics

  • To gain a basic understanding of ethics and making ethical choices

Assessment method(s): (how each learning outcome will be assessed)

  • group discussion

  • worksheets

Previous knowledge assumed: Some

Materials and equipment required

PC & projector, whiteboard, pens, handouts

Time/ Stage

Subject Matter/Content

Teacher Activity

Student Activity


Core Skills



00:00 – 00:05


Icebreaker: if you could change anything about the world, what would you change?

Introduce Icebreaker

Students answer individually

Alternative icebreaker for non-attendees

00:05 – 00:10

Starter: Watch video ‘The Fear’ by Lily Allen



Play video

Watch video

Listen to CD if internet not available

00:10 – 00:20

In small groups, take statements from song & discuss whether agree/ disagree

Give out statements: ask for definitions where unclear

In groups of 2/3 place statements on Grid

Statements & agree/ disagree worksheet attached

00:20 – 00:30

Go over an as aswers  class – ask each group to feed back

Teacher elicits answers from groups

Read out answers from own sheets

LEAVE Lyrics on whiteboard

00:30 - 00:35

Look at video: ‘Maldon Mills’: employee who paid workers while he went bankrupt:

Play video

Students watch video: ask questions

00:35 – 00:40

Ask students: Did Aaron Feuerstein do the right thing? Is he a saint?

Teacher chairs discussion

Students volunteer answers

00:40 – 00:45

Individually, students give definitions to 5 terms from Lily Allen song: Right, Real, Saint, Sinner, The Fear

Teacher writes 5 terms on board

Students work individually

If finish early, complete sentence ‘Life’s about…’

00:45 - 00:50

Volunteers read out definitions to above terms

Tutor chairs discussion

Volunteers read answers

00:50 – 00:55

Plenary: summarise different views on right/wrong. Ask: can we make right choices? Elicit examples

Tutor chairs discussion

Volunteers give answers

Evaluation of Lesson






Areas for Development




Action points for the next lesson

These files can be downloaded - and are supplementary information - Filename/TitleSize
Lesson plan AFAN (1) (Ethics and morality).doc153 KB
The Fear worksheet 1.doc32 KB
The Fear worksheet 2.doc25 KB

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