Free London Curriculum introduction to Political Literacy
The Greater London Authority have teamed up with Shout Out UK to create Political Literacy resources for the London Curriculum! Political Literacy resources soon/now available on the London Curriculum! The resources, free to use, comprise of a full teacher guide, modifiable slide shows, cartoons and virtual reality (VR). The full London Curriculum can be Viewed here : https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/education-and-youth/london-curriculum
The Lesson Guide
Our guide will equip you, the teacher, with the tools needed to introduce your students to politics. Each double page spread will provide an overview of the topic, learning objectives, required resources, key vocabulary, a suggested lesson plan plus additional ideas for activities, homework suggestions and further reading sources for you and your students.
Our signature animations take inspiration from BBC Bitesize and South Park, creating a short, hyper engaging animation to help facilitate all your Political Literacy lessons. Topics we explore include; Political systems and British government, Voting and elections, Human rights, International Relations, Media, Activism.
Infographics, Posters and Flashcards
Our Infographics, Posters and Flashcards act as fantastic tools to ensure that your lessons are as engaging as possible. Included in this pack are several A1 posters, you can print and hang in your classroom!
Virtual Reality City Hall
With our VR of Parliament, your students can experience being in the House of Commons without ever leaving your classroom! All you need is a smart phone and Google Cardboard.
Mock/Council Election Toolkit
This pack includes everything you need to set up a mock election or Student Council election in your school. The pack includes 1-page overviews, ballot papers and a debate format inspired by Shout Out UK’s Channel 4 Youth Leaders’ Debate which aired on All 4 on the 28th of April 2015.