Social Inequality

Who are the Working Class?

Working in pairs or small groups, students have five minutes to draw a picture of someone from a working class background. They can add key words around the outside.

Feeding back to the rest of the class, the teacher writes the main ideas on the board and ascertains points of similarity. The class could then be shown this short video which outlines some of the traditional stereotypes around this group:


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