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Do you know who the UN are?

What are ‘rights’? Why are some people given rights by the UN?


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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. Why did the U.N. Convention agree on the Rights of the Child?
  2. What do you believe are the most essential needs for children, and why?
  3. How do the Rights of the Child benefit both children and the wider society
  4. 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.

Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!

these laws say that children have a right too good health good education and and protection aganst violence.

Stretch Yourself...

Research more on this issue of ‘human rights’. What other questions would you ask about it?

Go Create...

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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