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SESSION PLAN (TUTORIAL 30-50mins) – TOPIC - LOVE LEVEL – Entry, Levels 1/2

Teacher Activities

Learner Activities

Big Questions


Starter Options – (5-10 mins)

  • Flash up Big Questions and/or Common Themes and/or Quotes

  • Introduce video-clip, distribute question(s) if required


Contribute further questions, respond to quotes.

What is Love?
What does love mean in practice?
Are there limits to love? Can you really love your enemy?
Can any kinds of love be wrong?
Why do we sometimes love and hate the same people?


BQs and Common Themes:



Activities (10-20 mins)

  • Play video-clip eg Eminem

  • Introduce ‘Hot Topic’ eg Royal Wedding

  • Different Faith/Belief Perspectives on Love (eg if you're gay)

In Group (or plenary):

  • explore responses to video

  • each group discusses 1 or 2 questions: one presents response


Eminem/Rihanna - Love

Evelyn – a love story (9mins)

Married Life – Pixar

Conclusion (10-20) mins

  • Invite student responses

  • Introduce discussion on student perspectives on love, marriage etc.

  • Report back – how did video make you feel?

  • What moral questions does it raise?






Assessment Options: Write up and compare responses




KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES: By the end of the session the learners will have: (1)Reflected on love as it affects them, (2) Explored own questions on love, (3) Identified own faith/belief community’s views on love

KEY DIFFERENTIAL CRITERIA: Level, Gender, Individual Learning Need, Ethnicity, Faith/Belief Background,

ECM CRITERIA: Awareness of moral development, social well-being

EMPLOYABILITY CRITERIA: Self confidence, Team working in diverse contexts, Communication, Personal Effectiveness, Reliability




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