Think Before You Start - Discuss
- What do you think about the idea of ‘doing good’?
- Has anyone you know done something you think was ‘good’?
- Why are good deeds important to individuals and the wider community?
- What good deeds have you done recently, and why did they make a difference?
- What good deeds could you do at school and in your local area?
- Would you prefer traditional homework, or a good deed for a week, and why?
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
an action that benefits someone, sometimes at cost to yourself.
doing good things for others without expecting anything in return.
Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!
‘I find it hard to be altruistic; its dificult to put other people first. Its something Id like to get better at (if i can but it will take time.
Write a short story about a homeless person who someone does a ‘good deed’ for. Think about the effect it has on them.
Create an illustrated mind map of ideas for good deeds you and your friends could do – either at home or around school.
Wall of Fame!
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The research behind LitFilmFest
In a four month research study supported by the UCL Institute of Education, we worked with 200 KS2 students across three schools to measure the efficacy of our approach.View research