What are the debates around identity in the UK?

This lesson will explore debates around identity in the UK and the ideas around a national identity. This lesson will also discuss the concept of British values.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What does identity mean?

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Q2.True or false, someone's identity can be shaped by different things, such as a person's culture, religion, ethnicity, gender and hobbies?

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Q3.What is the difference between nature and nurture?

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Q4.True or false, people only have one identity?

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Q5.Is identity fixed or fluid?

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Q6.Why can people's identity change?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.What does identity mean?

1/6

Q2.True or false, someone's identity can be shaped by different things, such as a person's culture, religion, ethnicity, gender and hobbies?

2/6

Q3.What is the difference between nature and nurture?

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Q4.True or false, people only have one identity?

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Q5.Is identity fixed or fluid?

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Q6.Why can people's identity change?

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Quiz:

What are the debates around identity in the UK?

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Q1.True or false, history, language, culture, tradition and region all contribute to a person's national identity?

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Q2.True or false, individuals may identify differently in relation to their UK identity? For example, someone may feel more Welsh rather than British.

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Q3.Which jurisdiction passed a law to enhance the status of their national language and give it equal importance to English?

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Q4.True or false, Scotland was once an independent nation?

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Q5.The Department for Education defined British values as the belief in:

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Quiz:

What are the debates around identity in the UK?

Assess what you learnt in your lesson today by completing the quiz below. Don't forget to click 'get your score' at the end. Good luck!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.True or false, history, language, culture, tradition and region all contribute to a person's national identity?

1/5

Q2.True or false, individuals may identify differently in relation to their UK identity? For example, someone may feel more Welsh rather than British.

2/5

Q3.Which jurisdiction passed a law to enhance the status of their national language and give it equal importance to English?

3/5

Q4.True or false, Scotland was once an independent nation?

4/5

Q5.The Department for Education defined British values as the belief in:

5/5

Lesson summary: What are the debates around identity in the UK?

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