Identity Lesson Plans
Questions you will explore
What are some of the biggest influences on our identities?
What is ‘culture’ and what does it mean to our identity?
What parts make up our core identity?
How are we are influenced when making choices in particular situations?
Why do people often change when they are using an online identity?
What are our unique characteristics and qualities and how can we learn to celebrate them?
Aims and objectives:
Pupils will practise skills of critical thinking & questioning, deep listening and empathy building. Lessons will examine our identity in the world , looking at the relationship between who we are and who we are told to be. Pupils will discuss and explore the different influences upon our identities, exploring in depth our online selves and the ways that we connect with people and present ourselves to the world.
Pupils will learn more about themselves, the roots of their own cultural identity and how to make their own choices about the things they like. Lessons will encourage students to engage in cross-cultural learning, exploring differences across traditions whilst promoting inclusion and celebration of cultural diversity.