Curriculum Resources

Access a variety of curriculum resources, including lesson plans and worksheets, to support you to embed LGBT Inclusive Education learning themes across your curriculum. Some of the resources hosted here have a large file size – please allow time for your download to complete.

Lesson Plans

The Story of Poem 49

This lesson plan will support you to deliver lesson/s about the social context surrounding the time period when Poem 49 of The Maitland Quarto Manuscripts, a Sapphic poem in the Scots language, was written. Learners will be introduced to a historical overview of the attitudes of Church and State towards gender and sexuality in Early Modern Scotland (1500s-1800s) by considering two case studies highlighting how social norms were upheld through the threat of capital punishment: the criminalisation of homosexuality and the Scottish witchcraft trials.

 

Level: Third, Fourth, (Adaptable for) Senior Phase

 

Powerpoint, Lesson Notes, and Worksheet included.

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Interpreting Poem 49

This lesson plan will support you to deliver lesson/s about Poem 49 of The Maitland Quarto Manuscripts; a Sapphic poem written in Scots and strongly believed to be authored by Marie Maitland. Learners will be introduced to a historical overview of the Maitlands of Lethington; consider the social context of 16th Century Scotland in which the poet was writing; and carry out a stanza by stanza analysis and interpretation of a poem written in the Scots language which has become an important primary artefact in Scotland’s LGBT history. 
 
Level: Fourth, Senior Phase
 
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The Story of Bayard Rustin

This lesson plan will support you to deliver lesson/s about the life and times of Bayard Rustin, exploring themes of anti-racism and LGBT rights while supporting pupils to think critically about inequality, protest action, rights movements, and social change within a historical and contemporary framework. 

 

Level: Third, Fourth, (Adaptable for) Senior Phase

 

Powerpoint, Lesson Notes, and Worksheet included.

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The Story of Lady Gaga

This lesson plan will support you to teach about Lady Gaga, and her involvement in various campaign efforts for equal rights; supporting pupils to learn about inequality, protest action and rights movements, and to consider the role of celebrity in advancing awareness for equality and human rights, within both a historical and contemporary framework.

 

Level: Third, Fourth, (Adaptable for) Senior Phase

 

Powerpoint, Lesson Notes, and Worksheet included.

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The Story of Sally Ride

This lesson plan will support you to teach about the life and times of Dr. Sally Ride, which encourages pupils to think critically about inequality, discrimination, and stereotypes within a historical and contemporary framework.

 

Level: Third, Fourth, (Adaptable for) Senior Phase

 

Powerpoint, Lesson Notes, and Worksheet included.

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The Story of Press For Change

This lesson plan will support you to deliver lesson/s about the work of Press For Change; enabling pupils to learn about inequality, rights movements, and different methods for achieving legal and social change to advance equality and human rights, within both a historical and contemporary framework.

 

Level: Third, Fourth, (Adaptable for) Senior Phase

 

Powerpoint, Lesson Notes, and Worksheet included.
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Powerpoint and Activities

Intersectionality - LGBT History Month

This workshop introduces and explores the themes of LGBT History Month 2021: Unsung Heroes. It can be used at any time to explore the themes of intersectionality. Please note the themes may be more challenging for younger audiences.

 

Level: Third, Fourth, Senior Phase

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Section 28 - LGBT History Month

This resource is designed to explore Section 28 and its impact on schools in Scotland.

 

Level: Third, Fourth, Senior Phase

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LGBT History Month – World Tour

The World Tour explores different places of importance around the world for the LGBT community and pupils will travel there using Google Maps. This workshop can be done digitally or in the classroom.

 

Level: Third, Fourth, Senior Phase

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