Respect for others
LEARNING OBJECTIVES SUGGESTED GROUP AND WHOLE-CLASS ACTIVITIES
To explore how the choices people
make and the actions they take can (YRS 3 - 6)
affect others and themselves.(u) * Find out about the work of local agencies or branches of national charities that specialise
in the needs of older people _ perhaps someone from there could come and give a talk.
To explore the motives and reasons for Design a leaflet advertising the work of any of these. (Possible Literacy link here)
the choices people make about their * Write a first-person account as if you were one of the boys or Charlie’s gran. Include
actions and behaviour.(u) some comments about your feelings. (Possible Literacy link here)
* In drama groups improvise a similar situation and show the resolution.
To develop empathy skills.(s) * Make a collage called 'When I Am Old'. (You might like to find poems about getting older
to give you some ideas.)
OPENING DISCUSSION - * Try writing a poem telling the story of the boys and Charlie’s gran.
SUGGESTED KEY QUESTIONS
(YRS 1 - 2)
Let’s look at the story * Draw a picture showing how the boys should have been walking down the street. Show
them taking care to watch out for other people.
Are the children being silly, rude or just * Draw a picture of a place where people are being thoughtless _ maybe a park or a
thoughtless? supermarket. Write some sentences about what they should be doing. You could make
them look like labels and stick them on the picture. It might be a good idea to work as a
Why do they decide to help? group to make one big picture, each person doing a part.
* In drama/movement lessons see if you can tell the story of the boys _ or your own story _
Would they have helped if they hadn’t without words. Practise the movements you need before putting the story together.
known her? * Make your own cartoon telling a story like this one. Cut out the pictures and then see if a
friend can put the story into order. (Possible Literacy links here)
If they had helped a stranger and she
invited them in what might they say? SUGGESTED PLENARY KEY QUESTIONS
[NB: We have chosen to make this Compare and share results of the activities. Is there anything we can use in an assembly?
character Charlie’s gran to avoid any Can we raise funds to help a local charity that works with people in the community?
worries about stranger danger.]
What sorts of problems do people have as
they get older?
How can older people help younger people?
Where else do we all have to be careful
about other people?
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