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L1 intro pp

  1. 1. Well-Being Miss Shackley Introduction to Identity
  2. 2. Miss Shackley <ul><li>Graduated from University of Kent with a degree in Anthropology </li></ul><ul><li>Started working at Thomas Tallis in September, as an LSA </li></ul><ul><li>Going to train as a teacher this coming September </li></ul><ul><li>Taking 8AW this term for Well-Being </li></ul>
  3. 3. Meaning Makers <ul><li>The German sociologist </li></ul><ul><li>Max Weber (1864-1920) </li></ul><ul><li>described human beings </li></ul><ul><li>as “meaning makers”. </li></ul><ul><li>Human society put </li></ul><ul><li>meaning on the </li></ul><ul><li>environment in order to </li></ul><ul><li>help understand it. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Starter activity <ul><li>Quick Think! Max Weber described human </li></ul><ul><li>beings as ‘meaning makers’.  In pairs, write </li></ul><ul><li>down what you think he meant. </li></ul><ul><li>See how many ideas you can come up </li></ul><ul><li>with…. </li></ul>
  5. 5. CLASSIFIED INFORMATION! <ul><li>When we meet other human beings we </li></ul><ul><li>immediately, if unconsciously, classify </li></ul><ul><li>them, but how they are classified and the </li></ul><ul><li>significance of these categories varies from </li></ul><ul><li>one culture to another. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Identity Age Ethnicity Language Gender Culture Family (kin) Economy (money) Social (friends) Religion
  7. 7. Welcome Agents <ul><li>An alien spaceship has crash landed on </li></ul><ul><li>earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Your mission, as MI5 secret service agents, </li></ul><ul><li>is to find out about these aliens. We need to </li></ul><ul><li>find out about their identity and culture. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Identity Badge <ul><li>Make an identity badge that represents your </li></ul><ul><li>MI5 character. Please include: </li></ul><ul><li>Name: </li></ul><ul><li>Age: </li></ul><ul><li>Gender: </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity: </li></ul><ul><li>Occupation: </li></ul><ul><li>Languages spoken: </li></ul>
  9. 9. Name: Agent Shackley Age: Not for you to know Gender: Female Ethnicity: White Occupation: Education Languages: English Likes: Being bossy Dislikes: Heights Hobbies: Playing netball Favourite music: Foo Fighters & Muse Favourite TV show: Flight of the Concords & Family Guy
  10. 10. Character profile <ul><li>I want to know more about your agent. Write a </li></ul><ul><li>character profile about your agent that describes </li></ul><ul><li>in detail aspects of their life, use the mind map </li></ul><ul><li>about identity to help you. </li></ul><ul><li>Here are some sentence starters to get you going… </li></ul><ul><li>My name is________ . I am______years’ old. My </li></ul><ul><li>gender is________. I decided to become an MI5 </li></ul><ul><li>agent because__________. </li></ul>

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