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Enquiry and Communication in Citizenship: Ethical Discussions

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Age Range: KS4

Designed to stimulate thought and discussion around important ethical issues, worksheets help students to explore personal morality. (Updated from: Right or Wrong)

Topics include: Sexual ethics including abortion; Animal rights and environmental issues; Perennial 'teenage' issues such as two-timing; Crimes young people get involved in; Issues around life and death.

 

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Size: 64 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 873562 72 7
Code: ECED
Popularity rank: 276

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Contents List

LESSONS

  • 1 MORALS RULE OK! Students consider the relevance of Christian teaching today.
  • 3 LAWS: WHY BOTHER? Sudents consider whether laws are important to society, and why.
  • 5 FORGIVE AND FORGET Students consider whether those who have committed crimes which affect victims indefinitely should ever be forgiven.
  • 7 EYE FOR AN EYE Students discuss whether violence is ever an acceptable response to a threat to property, self or loved ones.
  • 9 YOUR RIGHTS Students debate about the rights of adolescents, and match rights to responsibilities.
  • 11 PASS IT ON Students consider the type of effects that spreading untrue rumours has on others.
  • 13 COVER UP Students consider the morality and wisdom of lying for friends.
  • 15 TRUTH TEST Students consider the dilemma about the value of telling the truth in all situations.
  • 17 CHEATING Students consider their attitudes towards cheating, and compare cheating to theft.
  • 19 MORAL DILEMMA Students are given a moral dilemma and asked to choose one course of action.
  • 21 BREAKING BAD NEWS Students consider some tensions that can arise between the demands of duty and friendship.
  • 23 TUG OF LOVE Students consider some of the conflicts of loyalty that children of divorced parents may feel.
  • 25 JEALOUSY Students are encouraged to honestly explore feelings of jealousy they may have towards others.
  • 27 TWO TIMING Students explore their views about dating more than one partner at a time.
  • 29 SEX MATTERS Students explore the emotional, moral and practical implications of having sex.
  • 31 SINGLE PARENT Students consider the ethical and practical arguments for and against bringing up children outside stable relationships.
  • 33 VIOLENCE AT HOME Students consider possible reasons why parents physically abuse children.
  • 35 ANIMAL RIGHTS Students consider the extent to which animals have rights, and the morality of animal testing for cosmetic and medical purposes.
  • 37 IS MEAT MURDER? Students consider the ethical and practical arguments for and against vegetarianism.
  • 39 FUR IN FASHION Students consider the argument that wearing fur for fashion purposes is immoral.
  • 41 GENETIC EXPERIMENTS Students consider the moral issues surrounding genetic engineering.
  • 43 CAR CRIME Students explore reasons why young people steal cars, and look at the possible dangers to other drivers and pedestrians.
  • 45 VANDALISM Students explore the causes of vandalism and the consequences to individuals and society.
  • 47 GETTING AWAY WITH IT Students consider both the morality and the possible consequences of fare dodging.
  • 49 THEFT: YOUR VIEWS Students look at the definition of theft and consider whether all instances of theft are morally comparable.
  • 51 RIGHT TO DIE Students explore the topic of euthanasia
  • 53 ABORTION Students explore some of the issues surrounding abortion.
  • 55 DEATH PENALTY Students consider the contrasts between British ideas about capital punishment and those of some Islamic countries, and whether the death penalty should be brought back.

Reviews

05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

There are many areas that could utilise the worksheets in this pack; PHSE, Home Economics, Child Developments, Tutorial work and English.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

I like the range of issues which are included. The topics seem to cover some of the "nitty gritty" areas that some teachers are uncomfortable handling: i.e.family violence and abortion.
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05/01/05

Teacher Testing Report

Such material is often difficult to find as it is often produced by "interested parties", e.g. churches on abortion, etc.
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