Topic: Communication

Media Ethics

Media ethics considers the code of ethics or moral rules that govern our media and communication practices. Conversations about media ethics can include what values or principles should guide our choices with respect to the communication of events and ideas. Facilitators or teachers can briefly discuss what media ethics is with their students, then go Media Ethics

Activity: Language Game

Materials Needed (samples are available in the lesson plan attachment above): Pre-prepared cards with simple pictures on them Pre-prepared sentences to give to students Blank paper cut into card-shape sizes or blank index cards Warm-Up Activity: Write a sentence on the board that can have two different meanings. For example: “They don’t know how good Activity: Language Game

Being Philosophical with Shapes

Lesson Summary: Students will work with partners to draw an irregular shape described they their partners through writing. Students will raise questions about the process and outcome of this activity for philosophical discussion. Activity: Materials: Steps:

The Emoticon Game

Yellow smiley face

Materials needed: Pictures of WhatsApp or other sets of emoticons.  Description: Students will be presented with a situation where they have to select three emoticons that would most likely be their reactions to a given situation. They now have to finalize one emoticon out of the three narrowed down; while doing so, they have to The Emoticon Game

Knuffle Bunny Charades Activity

This activity is an excellent accompaniment to our book-based Knuffle Bunny lesson plan. Activity: Charades! “Does everybody know how the game of charades is played? Explain it for those who do not know. Model Charades if need be with the example “driving a car” You may use teams to provide a reward incentive to the winning Knuffle Bunny Charades Activity

The Painter and Their Eyes Activity

Materials: A blackboard or whiteboard to draw on, blank pieces of paper for students to draw on, crayons or colored pencils if possible. Description: Frame this exercise by making the point that there are two key skills we want to develop when we do philosophy. These are, first, the ability to communicate clearly and second, The Painter and Their Eyes Activity