It takes heart to challenge hate with love
My name is Mike Haines, and I would like to tell you a story of two brothers and how both of them found their paths in life.
The video resource and classroom ideas are designed to be used together, to help you and your class consider and discuss a wide range of themes around terrorism and the value of unity in the face of division.
The Global Acts of Unity teaching resources are aimed at Key Stage 3 and 4 students, and support the PSHE curriculum.
The lesson plan and interactive presentation are designed to be used together, to help you and your class consider and discuss a wide range of themes around terrorism and the value of unity in the face of division.
There’s enough material for two hour-long lessons. The resources are also perfect for use during a PSHE day or similar off-timetable session.
Download Your Lesson Plan
Download your Hate Crime Awareness Week Lesson Plan
Use the PDF lesson plan to get your students thinking about why we all use stereotypes.
Hate Crime Awareness Week offers the perfect opportunity to share the important messages of mutual respect and tolerance, and discuss with students how and why the legal system assigns a special status to crimes that are motivated by hate.
You can use this resource on an interactive whiteboard, inviting students up to have a go at the activities as appropriate, and using their answers as a springboard for discussion. Or you can run it on your school’s computers, with students doing the activities on their own or in pairs, and discussing the issues raised together. The interactive presentation does not currently work on mobile phones or tablets.
You might like to work through it from start to finish, pausing the resource while you discuss and reflect. You can also mix and match different sections – just click on ‘Resources’ to see the full menu.
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