Lesson 4: Challenging stereotypes

Children learn about a range of stereotypes and share this information effectively with their peers

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand stereotypes and be able to share information on them

Statutory guidance

Pupils should be taught:

  • What a stereotype is, and how stereotypes can be unfair, negative or destructive

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Can select a form of stereotyping that they have an understanding of and a type of media that they will find easy to work with, such as video or podcasts.  

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Can be challenged to undertake greater research into their campaign and give real-life examples.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' understanding and progress

Vocabulary

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