Lesson : Tongue: The Power of Words
This lesson considers the importance of words, as illustrated by a West Indian legend: how words can be used to create goodness and happiness, but can also be used to be spiteful and to spread lies. The lesson also explores the five senses.
Cross-curricular links: literacy, science
- Discussing the five senses, and how they help us to explore our world
- Discussing how other creatures use their senses differently; examples given include fish and insects
- Exploring how negative comments make us feel
- Converting “put downs” into positive comments
- Writing tongue twisters.