The theme for History Month 2014 is Music. To cover the LGBT range we have four ‘faces’ from the field of music – lesbian composer and suffragette Dame Ethel Smyth, gay classical composer Lord Benjamin Britten (whose centenery is being marked in 2013); bisexual blues singer Bessie Smith, and trans TV and film music composer [...]
Lesson Title: When Did It Happen? An LGBT History Month Lesson Age: KS2/3 Subject: History, Citizenship Overview: This activity provides a fun and interactive way to increase students’ understanding of LGBT history and raise awareness of LGBT people and their contributions in U.S. history. URL: http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/all/library/record/2461.html?state=tools&type=educator (scroll down page) Country of Origin: US
The differentiated objectives for this lesson were devised by using the 2011 National Curriculum attainment targets for History at Key Stage 2. Pupils learn about Anne Lister, a lesbian who lived in Victorian times who wrote her personal diary in code. A brief biography of who she was is shown to the children before asking [...]
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