Year 7: Identity – What makes me me?

Year 7, Term 1 Unit: Introduction to Philosophy/Identity Lesson type: Concept exploration: Identity Theme: Identity (Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning) Inquiry skill focus: giving examples | Rule focus: Everyone's ideas

Lesson 12: Types of Reasoning

Lesson type: Explicit teachingThemes: Deductive, inductive and hypothetical reasoning, inference, justification (Logic and Reasoning)Focus inquiry skill: Justification and inference Purpose: To foreground types of reasoning, including the difference between deductive,

Lesson 13: Murder at the Hotel de Rationale

Lesson type: GameThemes: Deductive reasoning, mistakes in reasoning, fallacies (Logic and Reasoning)Focus reasoning skill: InferencePurpose: To apply knowledge of deductive reasoning and fallacies to identify the murderer. Resources needed Per

Lesson 1: Is this reasoning?

Lesson type: Explicit teaching/exerciseThemes: Thinking, reasoning, argument (Logic and Reasoning) Focus reasoning skill: Identifying reasoning | Rule focus: As needed Purpose: To emphasise that engaging in philosophical inquiry will teach

Lesson 7: Equity and Equality

Year 7, Term 2 Unit: Who Cares? Lesson type: Skill development and short discussionTheme: Equality and Equity (Social and Political Philosophy/Ethics) Inquiry skill: Making distinctions | Rule focus: Everyone’s ideas

Lesson 6: Fairness and Equality

Year 7, Term 2 Unit: Who Cares? Lesson type: Exercise and discussionTheme: Fairness and equality (Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics, Logic and Reasoning) Inquiry/reasoning skills: hypothetical reasoning, summarising, practising counterexamples

Lesson 7: What Makes Me, Me?

Year 7, Term 1 Unit: Introduction to Philosophy/Identity Lesson type: Concept exploration: Identity Theme: Identity (Metaphysics, Epistemology, Logic and Reasoning) Inquiry skill focus: giving examples | Rule focus: Everyone's ideas