Two scripts based on the well-known Bible story. One has been changed to provide contrasting views ideas about 'fairness' and what is right.
Scripts and Dialogues
DIALOGUES ARE part of the tradition of philosophical writing and, within the frame of a dialogue, writers can also include stories, poems, myths and all kinds of other genres. Dialogues can be elaborate or very simple but the best dialogues are exploratory rather than didactic — its best not to give one character all the strongest arguments.
Scripts, either specially written or created from stories, can make powerful stimuli that involve pupils making meaning through reading aloud.
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A story and ideas for discussion on the themes of race, identity, culture and representation.
A set of resources for investigating a range of concepts related to gardening and growing, food production and consumption.
A script to stimulate questions and discussion about fairness and competition.
A scripted version of the well-known story with four alternative endings and suggestions for using it with a class.
Benefits of choosing a written dialogue as a stimulus and of having pupils write dialogues .