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Circle Time

A question series to help connect pupils to the artistic ideas and qualities behind the Tate Year 3 Project and develop important skills around questioning and critical thinking.

Learning outcomes

  • I can explore and respond to an artwork
  • I can talk about my own opinions with confidence
  • I can listen to and respect the views of others

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Anyone Who

A simple entry-point to class dialogue about identity, differences and respecting others’ opinions – great to kickstart the school week or as a quick daily prompt towards deeper exploration.

Learning outcomes

  • I can listen to and respect the views of others
  • I can express my own opinion with confidence
  • I can craft questions and feedback to participate in class discussion

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Citizens of the World

Using a passport as an entry point for discussion around home and global citizenship.

Learning outcomes

  • I have developed my communication skills
  • I can participate in discussion and debate
  • I have understood that home is different for everyone
  • I can listen to and show respect for others

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How Do We Belong?

A simple introduction to how a portrait, whether of a class or a family, can tell us about the relationships between people.

Learning outcomes

  • I can use descriptive language to express feelings and opinions
  • I can understand and talk about how pictures tell a story
  • I can listen to and show respect for the views of others

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How Do You Draw a Story?

A short visual storytelling and writing warm-up activity to help deepen an understanding of the Tate Year 3 Project.

Learning outcomes

  • I can use my own life and experience as something to start writing about
  • I can begin to use art as a way to tell stories

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Rolling Connections

How well do your pupils know each other? An identity game to help build class cohesion and understanding while also embedding some key ideas behind the Tate Year 3 Project around belonging and inclusion.

Learning outcomes

  • I can ask questions and listen to others
  • I can understand and value what makes my classmates unique

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