How do we decide on the topic to investigate?

In this lesson we will investigate what the examination boards expect the Active Citizenship Projects to be focused on. We will explore our interests in Citizenship issues and see how these fit into the examination boards specification. We will also revisit the skills we will develop throughout your projects.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.An active citizen is someone who works towards making a positive change in society. It can be at local, national or international level.

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Q2.In which order are the three stages of active citizenship?

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Q3.What did Marcus Rashford campaign against?

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Q4.Which US president did Mari Copeny write to so that she could meet him to discuss water pollution in her town?

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Q5.Why is using the media in your Active Citizenship campaign important?

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Q6.Which of the following are citizenship skills?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.An active citizen is someone who works towards making a positive change in society. It can be at local, national or international level.

1/6

Q2.In which order are the three stages of active citizenship?

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Q3.What did Marcus Rashford campaign against?

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Q4.Which US president did Mari Copeny write to so that she could meet him to discuss water pollution in her town?

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Q5.Why is using the media in your Active Citizenship campaign important?

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Q6.Which of the following are citizenship skills?

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How do we decide on the topic to investigate?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

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Q1.When you choose your topic, the skills that the exam board will be looking for are your abilities to plan practical citizenship actions and deliver benefits or change for a particular community or wider society.

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Q2.Petitions, letter writing, supporting a case, campaigning, organising demonstrations are all…

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Q3.Your active citizenship project should link to the specification for your GCSE course.

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Q4.Your citizenship interests are important so that you can choose a topic that you will enjoy and succeed in.

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Q5.Politics, democracy and the government; law and justice; rights; Britain’s relationship with the rest of the world are all the big issues that you can choose from for your citizenship action project.

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Q6.You need to be able to present your own and others’ viewpoints and represent the views of others in relation to citizenship issues, causes, situations and concepts.

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How do we decide on the topic to investigate?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.When you choose your topic, the skills that the exam board will be looking for are your abilities to plan practical citizenship actions and deliver benefits or change for a particular community or wider society.

1/6

Q2.Petitions, letter writing, supporting a case, campaigning, organising demonstrations are all…

2/6

Q3.Your active citizenship project should link to the specification for your GCSE course.

3/6

Q4.Your citizenship interests are important so that you can choose a topic that you will enjoy and succeed in.

4/6

Q5.Politics, democracy and the government; law and justice; rights; Britain’s relationship with the rest of the world are all the big issues that you can choose from for your citizenship action project.

5/6

Q6.You need to be able to present your own and others’ viewpoints and represent the views of others in relation to citizenship issues, causes, situations and concepts.

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Lesson summary: How do we decide on the topic to investigate?

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