- To begin to understand the process and emotions relating to grief
Pupils should know:
- How to recognise if family relationships are making them feel unhappy or unsafe, and how to seek help or advice from others if needed
- That there is a normal range of emotions (for example, happiness, sadness, anger, fear, surprise, nervousness) and scale of emotions that all humans experience in relation to different experiences and situations
- How to recognise and talk about their emotions, including having a varied vocabulary of words to use when talking about their own and others’ feelings.
Before the lesson
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Pupils needing extra support: Can be grouped together and should focus on Bella and Alice’s scenarios which are more straightforward. These scenarios might be most appropriate for the Year 5 children as well but this will depend on their To affect or hurt someone’s feelings, such as making them feel sad or scared…. maturity.
Pupils working at greater depth: Can be challenged to think of different ways in which the characters may respond in the different scenarios.
Assessing pupils' progress and understanding
In this topic
- Assessment Y5/6: (CB) Families and relationships
- Y5/6 Introductory Lesson 1 (Cycle B): Setting rules and signposting
- Y5/6 Lesson 2 (Cycle B): Friendship skills
- Y5/6 Lesson 3 (Cycle B): Respect
- Y5/6 Lesson 4 (Cycle B): Resolving conflict
- Y5/6 Lesson 5 (Cycle B): Family life
- Y5/6 Lesson 6 (Cycle B): Stereotyping
- Y5/6 Lesson 7 (Cycle B): Challenging stereotypes
- Y 5/6 Lesson 8 (Cycle B): Change and loss