The Heritage Chat Pack is an activity that encourages students to discuss ideas connected to personal and cultural heritage, to begin thinking about what makes something worth preserving. This activity can be a powerful provocation or to support the consolidation of ideas and perspectives during an inquiry onto who decides what is worth preserving, or how the past can influence the present and the future.
Chat packs are designed to be a pressure free opportunity for students to develop speaking, listening and recording skills while sharing their current ideas and knowledge of about supply and demand.
The resource is based Tony Ryan’s thinker’s keys that encourage students to use both critical and creative thinking.
Included in the resource:
• Explanation of chat packs
• Example cards
• Key to the thinking keys- Based on Tony Ryan’s’ Keys
• 3 critical thinking cards
• 5 creative thinking cards
• 7 critical and creative thinking combination cards
Subject links: Social studies- History (Exploration, heritage, identity, performing arts), Writing and Presenting; Speaking and listening