Most adults recognise the benefits of having a will, even if they haven’t all got around to making one themselves yet. But it is important to make sure that the adults of tomorrow also know what a will is all about, and to that end you can teach them a lot by creating a last will and testament lesson plan.
Points Of Discussion
A good place to start when you are creating a last will and testament lesson plan is to think about how the students might feel about the subject. Remember that although death is obviously very strongly associated with the subject, the focus here is not on death itself – it’s on what happens after death. Designing a last will and testament lesson plan will make sure that the focus of any discussions remains on why we makes wills.
Gather some resources together that you could use during a last will and testament lesson plan, so that you have plenty of back up for the numerous questions you are bound to get when the discussion starts.
Educating Students About Other Countries
Different countries and cultures deal with death in different ways. A good last will and testament lesson plan should include legal procedures that other cultures have and adhere to, to show that their own country probably does things very differently to some other places.
It is also important to encourage the students to ask questions and discuss whatever issues come up, as this will help to ensure they are better able to tackle the subject of putting their own final wishes down on paper when the time comes to do so.
Part of the issue with making wills is that it is still something of a taboo subject. People don’t like to talk about what needs to be done when someone dies, but if a will isn’t made it can lead to all kinds of problems after someone is gone.
Raising the relevant issues in a last will and testament lesson plan helps to demystify the subject for future generations. The teenagers of today will be better equipped to make their own wills in the future because they will already have had an introduction into how people go about this task. They will have discovered how different people make different arrangements depending on whether they are leaving any dependents behind or not, and who they have that they would like to leave something to – whether it’s money or belongings.