Lesson 1: Human rights

Understanding human rights, including the right to education

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To understand human rights, including the right to education.

Statutory guidance

  • PSHE Association’s Programme of Study for PSHE: Living in the wider world:  L2. to recognise there are human rights, that are there to protect everyone

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: When writing Malala’s story they could use the information they have looked at together as a class and/or the link: ‘Kids Kiddle – Malala Yousafzai facts’.

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Can be challenged to undertake additional research about Malala, explaining how her campaign can make a difference for others. 

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

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