Think Before You Start - Discuss
Do you know who the UN are?
What are ‘rights’? Why are some people given rights by the UN?
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- Why did the U.N. Convention agree on the Rights of the Child?
- What do you believe are the most essential needs for children, and why?
- How do the Rights of the Child benefit both children and the wider society
- Not all children are aware of their Rights. How do you propose to help them understand their Rights?
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
Rights: a moral or legal entitlement to have or do something.
United Nations (or UN): an international organisation that aims to keep international peace and security, friendly relations and international cooperation.
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Fix this broken sentence!
these laws say that children have a right too good health good education and and protection aganst violence.
Research more on this issue of ‘human rights’. What other questions would you ask about it?
Design a poster describing the rights of each individual in your school. What do you think the rights of a child should be?
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