Each booklet below is based on the first-hand experiences of young people who participated in two Offscreen expeditions in 2010, Journey to the UK and Journey to Pakistan. The resources are aimed at secondary school pupils and expand on themes and topics explored during both journeys. The booklets contain lesson plans, activity and fact sheets, and are designed to work alongside the expedition films and photos from both journeys.
They can be used for teaching National Curriculum topics at Key Stage 3 and 4 English, Religious Studies, Citizenship and PSHE.
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Assembly and Form Ideas
A series of assembly and form ideas based on the journey of six young people from the UK to Pakistan. Each assembly is based around a video that the team made exploring an aspect of Pakistan. The issues covered range from media, history and faith to arts, child labour and social change.
Themes: include role of the media, arts in Pakistan, exploring history, child labour and social change.
A full scheme of work on the media for Year 9-11 English or Citizenship, examining how the media portrays extremism and ‘extremist’ countries. The lessons cover and introduction to the media, layout, fact and opinion as well as different writing techniques. This scheme of work was developed with young people from the UK, Middle East and Pakistan wishing to move beyond media stereotyping.
Curriculum links: Citizenship, English, Media Studies
Community and Identity
A full scheme of work on the media for Year 8-10 PSHE or Citizenship, examining the issues of community and identity. Students will look at diversity in communities and where ideas of identity come from, before looking at child rights and how these can offer protection. The scheme ends with looking at what pupils can do to support greater cultural understanding.
Curriculum links: Citizenship, PSHE