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Money & Morals is a useful resource for English teaching from Year 9 onwards. All case studies present a dilemma in which ethical aspects must be considered and can be used for:

  • Reading and response, reasoning skills and improved vocabulary
  • Class discussion and formal debate
  • Role-play, by enacting a scene or where an individual is "hot-seated", with follow-up questions/discussion
  • Individual writing tasks, eg. a two-way dialogue with opposing views, or a discussion essay expressing the writer's opinion.

In addition, for Key Stage 4, the materials can be used as a spring-board for exam practice, eg writing information and ideas. The case studies are particularly relevant for speaking and listening tasks (AT1) in any one of the three required contexts:

  • Individual extended contribution: the candidate can describe a case study and explain the ethical considerations (Explain, Describe, Narrate)
  • Group activity: based on a case study (Discuss, Argue, Persuade)
  • Drama focussed activity: any of the 100 Money & Morals case studies provide the starting point for a scene (Explore, Analyse, Imagine).

Each of these examples satisfies the requirement in the new specifications for an activity in a real-life context, beyond the classroom.

English Syllabus Links

CodeTitleLevelExam BoardNotes 
A642Imaginative writingLevel 2/KS4OCRCase Study questions and discussion points allow students to develop accurate writing and fluency skills.View Resources
A643Speaking and listeningLevel 2/KS4OCRCase studies are a platform for your students to demonstrate: individual extended contribution; group activity; drama-focussed activity.View Resources
A652Speaking, listening and spoken languageLevel 2/KS4OCRCase studies are a platform for your students to: respond appropriately to the questions and views of others; participate in a range of real-life contexts; select and use a range of dramatic techniques.View Resources
4700: Unit 2English: Speaking and listeningLevel 2/KS4AQACase studies are a platform for your students to demonstrate: presenting; discussion and listening; role playing.View Resources
4705: Unit 2English: Speaking and listeningLevel 2/KS4AQACase studies are a platform for your students to demonstrate: presenting; discussion and listening; role playing.View Resources
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