This lesson introduces the subject of citizenship including the idea of how to be an informed and active citizen. We explore the importance of looking at different sorts of information critically as we read the news and learn more about the world.
Unit: Citizenship - What’s it all about?
This lesson looks at what we mean by active citizenship and the skills and attributes of an active citizen.
This lesson looks at what rules and laws are and why they are needed to help us live together.
This lesson explores the concept of fairness, focusing on examples within a school setting.
In this lesson you will learn about the concept of democracy and how communities can be democratic. We will think why it is important to take part in an democratic community and consider the alternative. We will also explore the concept of equity.
This lesson explores the actions of some well-known active citizens. We consider how to ensure your voice is heard on issues that matter to you and how to become involved in the school community as a and how to help others understand what being an active citizen means.
Units in Citizenship
Units in Introducing citizenship
- Citizenship - What’s it all about?
- What are our identities and communities?
- What rights should all children have?
- How does local democracy work?
- What is crime?
- How can we make a difference in our communities?
- How does the political system work in the UK?
- How does the media affect us?
- What is the law and how is it changed?
- How can citizens bring about change?
- Why was the struggle for the vote important today?
- What can we do about global problems?
- How is the UK governed?
- Are people treated equally in UK society?
- Why do people move around the world?
- How can we manage money well?
- Can digital democracy increase political participation?
- How can young people play an active role in democracy?