WALT: What are 'The Three Faces of Power' and who has power in Britain today?

WILFs: Can describe and explain Lukes' Three Faces of Power and apply to examples (C)
Can compare and contrast to Dahl's and Weber's definitions of power and authority (B)
Can describe, explain and begin to evaluate different theories of the distribution of power in society (A)

Lesson Development
1. Starter - Vision On - what do you know about power and authority. While the music plays draw a picture to show what you have learnt so far - no words allowed. Do not let the others see it as you draw - then share and interpret the pictures of others
2. Study this presentation on Lukes' Three faces of Power and take notes (Flash required).
3. Develop your notes using the book you have loaned from the library
4. In a pair complete the Crossword and Quiz
5. Study the Distribution of Power PPT
6. In teams of 4 prepare to teach the rest of the group about the theory you have been assigned
a) Theories of power
b) Example theorists
c) Strengths and weaknesses
7. Plenary: Find the Fiction - power and its distribution. Write down one fact and 2 convincing falsehoods about Power and its distribution. Rotate the room challenging your colleagues to 'Find the Fiction'

Now Challenge your partner to a game of Power Invaders!  Hoop Shoot and Sword Fight (flash required)

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