IP DIVUS programme
Cultural diversity JĂşlia Sola (Spain), Josipa Kolega (Croatia), Stefana Iordache (Romania), Jolien Verschueren (Belgium) Jolien Verschueren
THEME OF THE LESSON: Cultural diversity : Júlia, Josipa, Stefana, Jolien ATTAINMENT TARGET OF THE LESSON: 3., 4.8, 4.11 Time
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Orientation: 1. Student teachers presentation 2. Drawing on sheet of paper with box on it.
3. Presentation of the draws (similarities and differences)
4. Pictures from the market: the exhibition “Mixtus” is an exhibition where 12 persons, who work at the “Abattoir”, are photographed with a box in their hands. Those are 12 persons from another culture and another function in the firm. They got ten minutes to go home and put stuff in the box that tell something about themselves. In the front of the picture you can see different people with a box and on the other side of the picture you see what is in the boxes.
Students represent themselves. “ Draw things that make you who you are.”
“ When you look to the different drawings, do you see any differences and similarities?” “ How many different cultures are presented in this classroom?” “ Do you know something about each other’s culture? What do you know?” The teachers show some pictures of the exhibition “Mixtus”. “ When we look at the different boxes, we see some kind of a cultural mix. Can somebody tell me what this could mean?” “ Is there a mix inside your box?” “ So can anybody tell me what diversity means? Is it positive or negative?”
The pupils watch the power point presentation. Every pupil gets a sheet of paper with a box on it. When they are ready, some pupils show their box to the others and tell them why they have drew it. When they are ready, some pupils show their box to the rest and tell them why they have drew it.
“ There’s a cultural mix because we work together as countries, we use each other’s products, marks, we immigrate, …”
Teacher shows a picture of a hungry child. “ Do you think we need to help people who are hungry, and don’t have a house, …? ”
“ We can conclude that we, as people on this planet, need to work together, so everybody can be equal and happy.” The middle part : 1. The class is divided in 4 groups. A teacher ask the pupils the questions and they must answer it with yes or no.
2. Video about diversity 5’
Reflection : 1. “ Me in the future”
Every teacher is responsible for one table. The teacher give some facts and sentences.
The pupils answer the right answer to a question.
A teacher shows to pupils a video about diversity.
The pupils watch the video about diversity. They write down what they think is important.
“ What are the differences and similarities with the other pupils?”
The pupils get a sheet of paper. The pupils draw themselves in the future.
Sentences for the game :
IS DIVERSITY PRESENT IN OUR LIFES? SHOULD WE ONLY BE FRIENDS WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE BORN IN THE SAME COUNTRY AS WE HAVE? CAN WE LEARN NEW THINGS FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE FROM ANOTHER COUNTRY THAN OURS? SHOULD WE JUST EAT THE TRADITIONAL FOOD FROM OUR COUNTRY? SHOULD WE JUDGE PEOPLE FROM OTHER COUNTRIES BEFORE WE LEARN ABOUT THEIR CULTURE? DO YOU WATCH MOVIES FROM DIFFERENT COUNTRIES THAN YOURS? DO YOU WEAR CLOTHES MADE IN OTHER COUNTRIES?