Year 7

What can we do as active citizens to improve our community? (Part 2)

Year 7

What can we do as active citizens to improve our community? (Part 2)

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will continue to develop our citizenship action project. We will put our ideas into action, we will reflect on the effectiveness of our project and we will measure the impact that our projects have had on our local community.


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6 Questions

True or false, charities are allowed to make a profit?
Correct answer: False
NGO stands for...
National Goal Organisation
Non Guitar Orchestra
Correct answer: Non-Government Organisation
Being an ACTive Citizen is about you...
getting as much exercise as possible so that you stay fit and healthy.
Correct answer: taking part in democracy, by having your say and making a positive difference.
talking to as many people as possible so that everyone knows you.
Some of the skills you can learn by taking part in an Action project are...
coding, engineering, driving, book-keeping
Correct answer: communication, research, analysis and problem solving
customer service, copyrighting and product knowledge
The first step in any new project is...
Advertising your plans
Correct answer: Deciding your topic or issue
Making a poster
Taking action
One of the most important parts of a successful action project is...
A strong logo and slogan
Correct answer: Getting support from others
The colour scheme you use in your advertising

7 Questions

A question from a previous lesson - What organisation was Isaac Codjoe elected into?
Ipswich Council
Royal Mail
The University of London
Correct answer: UK Youth Parliament
Talking about young active citizens - What was the issue that Amika George campaigned for?
Correct answer: #FreePeriods
Evidence of your action could be...
Correct answer: All of this list
An action journal
Copies of emails
Quotes from local people
Which is the definition of problem-solving?
Detailed examination of the elements or structure of something.
Exchanging information by speaking, writing, or using some other medium.
Investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions
Correct answer: The process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues.
Which of these is a level of power in the UK?
Bus Company
Correct answer: Local Council
Youth Club
What does community cohesion mean?
A fund that helps people in need.
A problem between members of the community when they don't like each other.
A type of council that meets regularly.
Correct answer: Everybody in the community making an effort to happily work and live alongside one another.
What was the name of the non-government organisation that we looked at?
Correct answer: ShelterBox