Lesson : What Does the Photo Tell Us?


This lesson is about empathy. It provides the opportunity for children to stand in the shoes of others and consider how different the lives of children in other countries might be.

Cross-curricular links: geography, charitable giving

Learning Activities:

  • Considering what is going on outside the frame of the photographs in the PowerPoint
  • Considering the similarities and differences between the children’s lives and those depicted in the photographs
  • Considering what happened before/after the photographs were taken: thinking about context and their knowledge of other countries