Activity Introduction

It isn’t always easy to treat everyone with dignity, even if it’s the right thing to do. In this activity, inspire others by creating comics showing how dignity can be a superpower.

This is a good activity for kids to complete independently.

Ideal for: Upper Primary Ages 7 – 12

Themes:

  • think and connect 

Time required: 30 minutes 

Curriculum connections: English, Health and Physical Education, 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

Resources Required

Learning@Home from Cool Australia

Learning@Home resources are designed for parents and teachers to use with children in the home environment. They can be used as stand-alone activities or built into existing curriculum-aligned learning programs. Our Learning@Home series includes two types of resources. The first are fun and challenging real-world activities for all ages, the second are self-directed lessons for upper primary and secondary students. These lessons support independent learning in remote or school settings.

Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.

Worksheets

Student Worksheet

My Dignity Superpower - Activity Instructions

It isn’t always easy to treat everyone with dignity, even if it’s the right thing to do. In this activity, inspire others by creating comics showing how dignity can be a superpower.

Part A: Brainstorming

Step 1. Start by thinking about your own actions:

  • Think of a time when you did something nice for someone else.  
  • Think of a time you listened to and respected someone who had different beliefs than you did.
  • Think of a time you thanked someone for their hard work.
  • Think of a time that you said “I’m sorry” for a mistake that you made.

Step 2. Pick one of the times that stands out to you most, and fill out your Planning Guide.

Part B: Creating

Step 1. Time to get creative with your storytelling. Whichever of the prompts you chose, you showed yourself as a dignity superhero. Remember the definition of dignity?

Dignity is the belief that our basic humanity is shared with every other person on this planet.

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