Hate Speech and Free Speech Lesson

Hate Speech and Free Speech Lesson

Author: EC Publishing
£2.90

A fully-resourced, 2 hour lesson which investigates the concepts of free speech and hate speech. Students will explore the UK’s hate speech laws in comparison to other countries and examine contemporary news events where free speech has been used as an excuse for hate speech, such as the YouTuber, ‘PewDiePie’ and his antisemitic ‘pranks’.This lesson is great for PSHE (investigating bigoted language) or for Citizenship, to examine UK laws in an interesting way, or as part of a Human Rights unit.

The lesson is most suitable or KS4 / KS5 (but there is nothing unsuitable for KS3) and is editable, so easy to adapt for your own PSHE planning. The lesson includes a detailed, 2 hour PowerPoint, information sheets, differentiated activity worksheets, differentiated challenge activities and clips tasks with questions and a literacy / debate focus task. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow.

A fully-resourced, 2 hour lesson which investigates the concepts of free speech and hate speech. Students will explore the UK’s hate speech laws in comparison to other countries and examine contemporary news events where free speech has been used as an excuse for hate speech, such as the YouTuber, ‘PewDiePie’ and his antisemitic ‘pranks’.This lesson is great for PSHE (investigating bigoted language) or for Citizenship, to examine UK laws in an interesting way, or as part of a Human Rights unit.

The lesson is most suitable or KS4 / KS5 (but there is nothing unsuitable for KS3) and is editable, so easy to adapt for your own PSHE planning. The lesson includes a detailed, 2 hour PowerPoint, information sheets, differentiated activity worksheets, differentiated challenge activities and clips tasks with questions and a literacy / debate focus task. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow.