Activity 10: If you could be anyone,
who would you be?
Year Level: Years 6/7 – 8/9
Description: The activities in this section focus on identity and individuality. It develops ideas on who you think you are and how others perceive you. The activities develop concepts of adolescence, masculinity and belonging. It provides ways of thinking and analyzing about stereotypes and assumptions we may make about others.
Curriculum Study Areas: English, The Arts (Media), SOSE, Health and Physical Education, Personal and Social Capability
Personal and social capability:
English and Media studies:
asking for help
coping with challenges
identity and individuality
appropriate and effective communication
signs, codes and conventions
- Examine how issues of identity are portrayed and dealt with in Lockie Leonard.
- Identify and evaluate the different roles that individuals take on in life.
- Research and analyse the concepts of stereotype, masculinity, family and belonging by deconstructing relevant segments of the Lockie Leonard TV series.
- Analyse and create avatars as an ideal self.
- Deconstruct the technical codes and signs in the production of the series.
Teaching and Learning Activities: Each strand contains activities organised in two main components:
- the 'discussing' component: students will use individual and group talk to come to understandings about the issues and characters and to explore the significance of those understandings (e.g. for their own lives).
- the 'doing' component: students will use their understandings and explorations in order to do something – for example, perform or tell a story, create a product, transform some aspect of the series.
( The Fight )
( Violence )