Activity Introduction

Every human on Earth is one of a kind. You have traits that make you special, and have the right to be treated with dignity no matter what those traits are. Practise finding special traits with the book Sunday Chutney, then celebrate what makes you you. 

This is a good activity for kids to complete independently.

Ideal for: Middle Primary Ages 7 – 9

Themes:

  • be creative 
  • think and connect 

Time required: 20 minutes 

Curriculum connections: English, Literacy, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding

Tips for Parents and Carers

Dignity is the belief that our basic humanity is shared with every other person on this planet. Before completing this task you might like to read the Dignity Definition factsheet from Global Dignity.

Lesson & Curriculum Details

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Worksheets

Student Worksheet

Dignity For You And Me - Activity Instructions

Every human on Earth is one of a kind. You have traits that make you special, and have the right to be treated with dignity no matter what those traits are. Practise finding special traits with the book Sunday Chutney, then celebrate what makes you you.

Step 1. Listen to the story Sunday Chutney by Aaron Blabey. You can hear it being read online.

Step 2. Sunday has some great personality traits. Describe four of them. Here are some adjectives that might help, but you can think of your own:

brave

friendly

funny

generous

kind

honest

hard-working

organised

polite

quirky

shy

outgoing

enthusiastic

resilient

strong

creative

Sunday Chutney is

Step 3. Now, think about yourself. What similarities and differences do you and Sunday Chutney have? Use the adjective list again, or find your own.

Sunday

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