How did Britain become so diverse? Are we all immigrants really? What have immigrants contributed to British society? How ...
<ul><li>Content: </li></ul><ul><li>By the end of this lesson you will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Explain what people in...
<ul><li>Rearrange the definitions so they make sense </li></ul><ul><li>National Identity – the belong country feeling </li...
Mr Old School thinks the following three images are what being British is all about
<ul><li>Watch the clip “Island people” </li></ul><ul><li>This is a clip made in 1940 during world war two. </li></ul><ul><...
 
<ul><li>Do you think the clip captures what it means to be British today? </li></ul><ul><li>Did it emphasise unity or dive...
<ul><li>What does the video suggest makes up the </li></ul><ul><li>National identity? </li></ul><ul><li>What job you do </...
  Conservative Leader David Cameron says:  “Britishness, lies in our respect for the law, a sense of fair play, help for t...
<ul><li>Would these people agree with David Cameron’s account of Britain? </li></ul><ul><li>Do all people agree that there...
<ul><li>Again write down as many words as you can that sum up what this video would identify as British </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Would all people in Britain agree with what Paul Wilmhurst identifies as what British used to mean? </li></ul><ul>...
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Is There Any Such Thing As Britishness

  1. 3. How did Britain become so diverse? Are we all immigrants really? What have immigrants contributed to British society? How was the UK formed? How were Jamaicans treated when they came to Britain? How has immigration changed Britain? Diversity Multiculturalism
  2. 4. <ul><li>Content: </li></ul><ul><li>By the end of this lesson you will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Explain what people in the 1940s thought about Britishness </li></ul><ul><li>Compare this to modern interpretations of Britishness </li></ul><ul><li>Explain the diversity of interpretations both at a time and over time </li></ul><ul><li>Skills: </li></ul><ul><li>By the end of this lesson you will have learnt how to : </li></ul><ul><li>Summarise information. Breaking down lots of information into a </li></ul><ul><li>few key points </li></ul><ul><li>This lesson will benefit me because: </li></ul><ul><li>It will enable me to better understand the people around me and </li></ul><ul><li>help me think about my own national identity </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Rearrange the definitions so they make sense </li></ul><ul><li>National Identity – the belong country feeling </li></ul><ul><li>to a that you </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation – An account past of </li></ul><ul><li>the Evidence based on </li></ul>
  4. 6. Mr Old School thinks the following three images are what being British is all about
  5. 7. <ul><li>Watch the clip “Island people” </li></ul><ul><li>This is a clip made in 1940 during world war two. </li></ul><ul><li>As you watch write down as many words as you can to provide a summary of what the filmmaker thinks it means to be British </li></ul><ul><li>Think about whether the message of the film is about unity or diversity </li></ul>
  6. 9. <ul><li>Do you think the clip captures what it means to be British today? </li></ul><ul><li>Did it emphasise unity or diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think all people at the time agreed with the filmmaker’s interpretation of what is British? </li></ul><ul><li>What was happening at the time the film was made? </li></ul><ul><li>What impact might the British empire have had on this interpretation? </li></ul><ul><li>How might this affect the </li></ul><ul><li>filmmaker’s interpretation of </li></ul><ul><li>British life? </li></ul><ul><li>How did your group narrow </li></ul><ul><li>down the list of words to ten? </li></ul>
  7. 10. <ul><li>What does the video suggest makes up the </li></ul><ul><li>National identity? </li></ul><ul><li>What job you do </li></ul><ul><li>Where you live </li></ul><ul><li>Where you were born </li></ul><ul><li>What activities you do </li></ul><ul><li>What attributes you have </li></ul><ul><li>What would you add to this list? </li></ul>
  8. 11.   Conservative Leader David Cameron says: “Britishness, lies in our respect for the law, a sense of fair play, help for the underdog, and in our shared history, values and institutions.”
  9. 12. <ul><li>Would these people agree with David Cameron’s account of Britain? </li></ul><ul><li>Do all people agree that there is a unified Britishness? </li></ul><ul><li>What does this tell us about any account of Britishness? </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Again write down as many words as you can that sum up what this video would identify as British </li></ul><ul><li>In two sentences summarise what Paul Wilmhurst thinks being British used to mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What does he think is happening to this way of life? </li></ul><ul><li>Extension question: </li></ul><ul><li>What things does Wilmhurst </li></ul><ul><li>think make up national </li></ul><ul><li>identity? </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>Would all people in Britain agree with what Paul Wilmhurst identifies as what British used to mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there any that are similar words? </li></ul><ul><li>Do Island people and white tribe agree about what Britishness is? </li></ul><ul><li>Do all people living in the same period agree about key events, figures and ideas? If not, what word do we dive to these differences? </li></ul>Final Review/Debrief

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