Should 16 and 17 year olds be allowed to vote in elections?

In this lesson, we will consider the idea of lowering the voting age to 16. We will explore the arguments for and against the idea and consider the evidence before putting a viewpoint together.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Fill in the blank: when elected, MPs take a _____ in Parliament.

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Q2.Boris Johnson is the leader of the...

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Q3.True or false, the House of Commons is an unelected chamber?

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Q4.Which one of these does the House of Commons do?

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Q5.Who does Parliament work for?

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Q6.How many people did not vote in the last general election?

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Q7.Is it important to vote?

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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!

Q1.Fill in the blank: when elected, MPs take a _____ in Parliament.

1/7

Q2.Boris Johnson is the leader of the...

2/7

Q3.True or false, the House of Commons is an unelected chamber?

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Q4.Which one of these does the House of Commons do?

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Q5.Who does Parliament work for?

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Q6.How many people did not vote in the last general election?

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Q7.Is it important to vote?

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Should 16 and 17 year olds be allowed to vote in elections?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, you can register to vote at 16?

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Q2.Which of these countries is NOT in the United Kingdom?

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Q3.The age group who vote the most are:

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Q4.Only in Scotland can 16-17 year olds vote in parliamentary elections

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Q5.Which of these is a key citizenship skill?

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Q6.Which of these is an argument for lowering the voting age to 16?

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Q7.Would you vote to lower the age of voting to 16?

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Quiz:

Should 16 and 17 year olds be allowed to vote in elections?

Check your learning by doing this quick quiz!

Q1.True or false, you can register to vote at 16?

1/7

Q2.Which of these countries is NOT in the United Kingdom?

2/7

Q3.The age group who vote the most are:

3/7

Q4.Only in Scotland can 16-17 year olds vote in parliamentary elections

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Q5.Which of these is a key citizenship skill?

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Q6.Which of these is an argument for lowering the voting age to 16?

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Q7.Would you vote to lower the age of voting to 16?

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Lesson summary: Should 16 and 17 year olds be allowed to vote in elections?

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