Citizenship

24th March 2006 at 00:00
Citizenship

KS 34

Explore the power of letter writing as a campaigning activity through Junior Amnesty International UK www.amnesty.org.ukuajua Has letter-writing become less important than in the past? Agree a local issue that the class feels strongly about. Identify who is responsible and write a letter expressing your opinion and making suggestions for change.

Back it up your argument with supporting evidence. Consider alternative points of view, read each other's letters and offer advice on how they might be improved. Send the best and discuss any response they get.

The ability to communicate clearly and effectively lies at the heart of being an effective citizen. BT offers pound;1,000 to schools students who come up with ideas for communicating in innovative and imaginative ways.

See www.bteducation.orgawards

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