Lesson : Diversity in Britain: Save Our Jack

Overview

This lesson, in the form of a simple story, is about the factors that make a community successful and happy—including  acceptance, tolerance, respect—and how the different cultural communities in Great Britain make a positive contribution. 

Cross-curricular links: Geography

Learning Activities: 

  • Discussing what flags are for: if you had a school flag, what would it look like?
  • Discussing the origins of the Union Jack and the countries that make up the United Kingdom
  • Discussing the origins of different people in class and the positive contributions all the different cultures have made
  • Writing a description of the UK for someone who has never been here
  • Compiling a list of things the children are proud of about Britain, and things they would change