Free resources from “The Lost Girls”

Reading Time: < 1 minute Below are some of the resources I’ve used and referred to in my book The Lost Girls. If you’d like a copy of the book, it’s available on Amazon here Emotions wheel (English) A brief for writing an informational page  (English) A learning scheme on language and gender – Year 9 (English) Female writers-lesson ideas (English) Curriculum audit (English) Presentation Standards (Oracy)   Whole-school Resources Below is a powerpoint I’ve used previously as the starting point for an assembly discussing gender, including my personal script for its delivery. Gender gathering Gender gathering      

“Be a lady” – the contradictory messages girls get every day

Reading Time: 2 minutes This video from Girls, Girls, Girls magazine is pretty powerful: There’s some discussion about the magazine promoting it and whether it’s genuinely a change of direction, but I think the message of conflicting messages is a powerful one – and the debate about whether the magazine itself is promoting or challenging only intensifies that conflict. I start my book, The Lost Girls, with this quotation from Caitlin Moran: “When a woman says, ‘I have nothing to wear!’, what she really means is, ‘There’s nothing here for who I’m supposed to be today” — Caitlin Moran, How To Be a Woman. …