The aim of this lesson is to encourage learners to reflect on what they have read about in Jamie’s story and consider the choices he can make next and the possible results of each of those decisions.
Subject area: literacy, social studies
Experiences and outcomes: reading with understanding, writing to convey information, ideas and feelings, reflecting and evaluating, speaking to others, gaining understanding around social impact
- Begin by reading Skint! up to page 95 as a group.
- Facilitate a conversation using the discussion points.
- Ask your learners to complete the related activities from the Comic Life, 'Income from', budgeting and goal-setting sheets.