Stories with a dilemma

Today year 4 started a new genre in English – ‘Stories with a dilemma’.

First we discussed what a dilemma was and came up with some examples from our own experience.

Next we watched a short clip called ‘One man band’. We had to decide on the dilemma or dilemmas taking place and discussed how we would deal with them.

The story involves a young girl deciding what to do with a gold coin. Have a look for yourself, what would you do?

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We then used conscience alley and debated the decisions made within the clip. The children put up some very good arguments for and against!

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