Social action

Inspire social responsibility with educational materials that encourage students to actively engage in positive societal change. Students work collaboratively to develop a future vision for their community and present their ideas. Based on feedback, they then work together to design, plan and implement a project from their community vision. The social action created can be used to engage your school or the wider community.

The Oyster Gardener

1hr 30mins

The Oyster Gardener Geography (Secondary)

Students will explore how water environments can be managed sustainably to preserve their economic, cultural, spiritual, and aesthetic value.

The Oyster Gardener

1hr 30mins

The Oyster Gardener Geography (Primary)

Students will explore why water environments so important to people and this influences how they are managed. Invite your students to consider local environments that are important to themselves and compare them with Jolie’s experiences in the film.

A 2040 Vision For Your Community – Years 7-10

4hrs 50mins

A 2040 vision for your community (UK)

This teaching resource is designed to guide students through a project where they will consolidate and extend learning from any of the other lessons in the 2040 units. It works in support of the curriculum points explored in those units. Social Action Lessons will have students taking what they have learned in previous lessons and engaging others to join The Regeneration.

Social Action_Years 5&6

3hrs 30mins

Taking action for your 2040 (UK)

In this lesson, students will be immersed in and connect with the documentary film 2040, focusing on actions they can take that have positive benefits both now and in the future. Students look at examples of young people who have taken action through social and environmental projects. They then choose a topic they are concerned about, and design, plan and implement a project to get their community involved in taking action on the topic. Social Action Lessons will have students taking what they have learned in previous lessons and engaging others to join The Regeneration.

Social Action

3hrs 30mins

Taking action for your 2040 (US)

In this lesson, students will be immersed in and connect with the documentary film 2040, focusing on actions they can take that have positive benefits both now and in the future. Students begin by looking at examples of young people who have taken action for the future through social and environmental projects. They then work as a class or in groups to choose a topic they are concerned about, and design, plan and implement a project to get the community involved in taking action on the topic.

Making Persuasive Speeches – English – Years 9&10

2hrs

Making persuasive speeches (US)

In this lesson, students will examine a persuasive text structure and apply it to the empowerment of women and girls. Students will be introduced to Monroe’s Motivational Sequence and will then create their own texts, utilising this structure, about the empowerment of women and girls.

Empowering Women And Girls – English – Years 9&10

1hr 25mins

Empowering women and girls (US)

In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between empowering women and girls and addressing climate change. First, students will connect with the documentary 2040 to build understanding.Then students will participate in a scaffolded role-play, acting as community members to generate targeted solutions to addressing gender inequality.