Young Offender: Freedom or Detention?
Top selling film based resource. So successful it NOW has its own dedicated website.
Used widely for:
Personal, health and social development
Diploma - Society Health and Development - Unit 6 Antisocial and Offending Behaviour
The powerful film drama Lee's Story, portrays the choices, decision making and actions that lead Lee to his offending behavior and the subsequent consequences.
The resource is relevant for all teenagers and can be used to address a number of teenage issues making it a very versatile resource relevant to the needs of the pupils. This makes it appropriate for personal development or for understanding youth justice and social accountability.
Used on its own or accompanied by the teacher book detailing units of work, for full class or small groups the film will provoke opinions and discussion providing a range of opportunities for development.
Film drama engages even the most reluctant learner which makes Young Offender such a useful resource and very popular for small group work in specialist units within main stream or special provision such as PRUs.
This is a quality production that can be used again and again.
Menu includes choice of play:
1. View whole film
2. View film in two halves
3. View film in short sections
Additional film sequences for follow up discussion.
Teacher guide and photocopiable student sheets.
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Lee's Story the powerful film drama at the core of this resource is suitable for both girls and boys and engages even the most resistant learner. As well as main stream schools this makes the resource very popular with Studio Schools, Pupil Referral Units and Vocational and Learning Units.
Employability Skills, particularly:
In following Lee's Story students are able to identify his patterns of behaviour and discuss the consequences. This helps students to make their own decisions and take responsibility.
It is clear in the film that the character Lee does not live in isolation and that his actions and consequences affect those around him.
Film drama resource about a 17 year old young offender. Raises many issues for discussion and gives a insight to youth justice.
Very versatile and can be used across a range of the curriculum. For example:
Diploma - Society Health and Development
Speaking & Listening
Film drama that engages teenagers and raises many issues for discussion.
Following the main film there is a short video clip giving the mums' view of her son. Not an easy comment but useful to provoke family discussion.
One of the many issues raised by the film "Is Lee a victim of society or is society a victim of Lee?" Plenty of thought provoking opportunities for discussing, victims and how we treat others.
Film drama is a particularly rich platform for students with learning difficulties such as dyslexia and other difficulties that inhibit their ability to learn.
Love him or hate him, Lee's Story always provokes discussion. Plenty of opportunities to develop the story or personalise it. Can be used to start research into anti social behaviour, crime and violence or promote a campaign.
Attitude and behaviour problems and helping young people to understand the impact of their actions is an essential part of their personal and social development. That's why recently a Bedford teacher said 'Every school should use Young Offender.'