Should the voting age be reformed?

In this lesson we consider the arguments for and against voting reform.You will review your opinion and assess the opinions of two different writers before creating a written response to the question 'Should the voting age be reformed?'.

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Q1.Local democracy is about decisions made in your local area and how you can influence them?

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Q2.'A person who actively takes responsibility, becomes involved in areas of public concern and tries to make a difference' is defined as an...

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Q3.Why is it important to be an active citizen?

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Q4.Which one of these is NOT an example of how young people can be Active Citizens and make their voice heard locally?

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Q5.Youth Councils are led by which group of people in society?

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Q6.The example of a Youth Council that we looked at in the lesson was...

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Q7.True or false, Youth Councils are good for democracy because they allow people to forms good habits for life by getting young people to vote?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 4

Question 5

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Question 7

Q1.Local democracy is about decisions made in your local area and how you can influence them?

1/7

Q2.'A person who actively takes responsibility, becomes involved in areas of public concern and tries to make a difference' is defined as an...

2/7

Q3.Why is it important to be an active citizen?

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Q4.Which one of these is NOT an example of how young people can be Active Citizens and make their voice heard locally?

4/7

Q5.Youth Councils are led by which group of people in society?

5/7

Q6.The example of a Youth Council that we looked at in the lesson was...

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Q7.True or false, Youth Councils are good for democracy because they allow people to forms good habits for life by getting young people to vote?

7/7

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Should the voting age be reformed?

Citizenship

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Q1.What does the word 'Franchise' mean?

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Q2.True or false: The last time the voting age was reformed was in 1928

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Q3.At what age can you vote in elections in the UK?

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Q4.At what age can you register to vote in England and Northern Ireland ?

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Q5.Which of these arguments is against reforming the voting age

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Quiz:

Should the voting age be reformed?

Citizenship

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What does the word 'Franchise' mean?

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Q2.True or false: The last time the voting age was reformed was in 1928

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Q3.At what age can you vote in elections in the UK?

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Q4.At what age can you register to vote in England and Northern Ireland ?

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Q5.Which of these arguments is against reforming the voting age

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Lesson summary: Should the voting age be reformed?

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