Lesson : Refugees: The Stranger

Overview

Go-Givers character Ahmeti is new to Britain and is worried about how she will fit in. This animated story looks at similarities and difference between people; including nationality, language, food and culture, and how they should be embraced. It also considers the practical and emotional responses of moving to a new country, and how children’s behaviour can affect others. 

Cross-curricular links: literacy, geography 

Learning Activities:

  • Discussing how it feels to be in a country where you do not speak the native language
  • Researching and creating a display about the country/region of origin of a pupil or teacher at school
  • Writing a short story entitled “A New Pupil Arrives at School”
  • Establishing a partnership with a school abroad