Key Stage Three Education Resource Pack

£10.00

KS3 resource pack featuring two lesson plans and Powerpoints for use in school – suitable for ages 11-14.

Resource packs will be sent by email as a zip file to be downloaded within 14 days of purchase.

Description

KS3 resource pack featuring two lesson plans and Powerpoints for use in school – suitable for ages 11-14.

Lesson 1 – Introducing John Wesley (approx. 1 hour)
Lesson 2 – Causing A Riot: How John Wesley opposed the slave trade in Bristol
(approx. 1 hour)
All lessons come with follow up ideas for future work.  If you would like to arrange a classroom visit, virtual class or school trip, please contact us to discuss.  Full details can be found herewww.newroombristol.org.uk/schools

Please note, resource packs will be sent by email as a zip file to be downloaded within 14 days of purchase.  Once payment has been processed, you will receive email with download links – there may be a short delay from purchase confirmation to receiving the download link.

KS3 Lesson 1 – Introducing John Wesley (approx. 1 hour)

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn about John Wesley’s life and his impact on others
  • To understand what the word ‘Methodist’ means and where it came from
  • To gain an overview of John Wesley’s beliefs and principles and how he tried to live them out.
  • The Methodist Church now – similarities and differences.
  • How do John Wesley’s beliefs about certain issues compare with my own?

Outline of Lesson: (Powerpoint and resources supplied)

  • Introduction
  • Talk – introducing John Wesley and his statue at the New Room, Bristol
  • Telling Wesley’s story
  • Why should we care about John Wesley? Exploring some of his words and actions.
  • How the Methodist Church was formed and what it does now.
  • Class activity using John Wesley’s Manifesto document and the My Manifesto document – what issues would we agree on? What would be different?
  • Discussion
  • Follow up ideas

National Curriculum Links:

KS3 History – A local history study

 

KS3 Lesson 2 – Causing A Riot: How John Wesley opposed the slave trade in Bristol (approx. 1 hour)

The Museum at the New Room

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand how the 18th century slave trade was linked to Bristol and the conditions under which the slaves were transported.
  • To understand how John Wesley opposed slavery and the actions he took to stand up for what he believed in.
  • The story of the New Room Riot.
  • To understand the opposition he faced and the role the New Room played at this time.

Outline of Lesson: (Powerpoint and resources supplied)

  • Introduction
  • Short talk about Bristol’s involvement in the 18th century transatlantic slave trade using age appropriate video clips
  • Introduction to John Wesley and his brother Charles and their experiences in America, witnessing first hand the cruelties of the slave trade.
  • John Wesley’s work in Bristol and his continued opposition to the merchants.
  • Two men who influenced him – Benezet and Equiano.
  • His book ‘Thoughts on Slavery’ and his last letter to William Wilberforce.
  • The Story of the New Room Riot
  • Letter writing activity
  • Follow up ideas including research and creative writing ideas relating to modern slavery.

National Curriculum Links:

KS3 History – A local history study