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Prejudice Lesson Plan 4 - How Can We Challenge Prejudice?
The final lesson in this module develops ideas from the previous lesson about challenging prejudice.
Connect the Learning
In the last lesson the students were asked to imagine what life would be like in “Discland”, a fictional place where prejudice and discrimination are rife.
The Big Picture
Teacher input: The curriculum aims for the PSHE: Personal Wellbeing programme of study include young people becoming “responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society.” The requirement is for the issues of diversity and prejudice to be tackled at KS3.
From the key stage 3 PSHE: Personal Wellbeing programme of study;
b. Understanding that all forms of prejudice and discrimination must be challenged at every level in our lives.
Activity 1: Teacher input
Introduce the students to the idea of challenging prejudices.
Reinforce the concept of prejudice and the need for everyone to challenge it, in themselves and others.
Ask them the same question as you did at the start of the last lesson - What would they do to challenge prejudice now? Hopefully they have some more considered responses.
In the previous lesson students were asked to imagine what life would be like in “Discland”, a fictional place where prejudice and discrimination are rife.
Recap on this by reminding them of their findings on their worksheets from the previous lesson in this module.
Write some of the suggestions that they came up with when asked what they would do about prejudice in Discland on the board.