Lesson 5: Diverse communities

Learning to appreciate the value of diversity in a community.

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand the value of diversity in a community

National curriculum

  • Nothing relevant for this lesson

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

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Main event


Pupils needing extra support: When creating their own community, could focus just on the groups and what they bring rather than numbers and proportions of different groups.


Pupils working at greater depth: When creating their community, they could design groups who bring different things to society e.g. religious beliefs and farmers.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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