Lesson 1: Our social media selves

Children consider why people may present their life in a different way on social media and the impact this can have on other people.

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing that information on social media doesn’t always reflect reality
  • Knowing that social media can affect how people feel about themselves
  • Knowing what is social media
  • Knowing that sometimes people mask their real feelings

Lesson Plan

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Teacher Video: Wonderful me

This video explains to teachers the key points of our Wonderful me topic across KS1 and KS2


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