Michael J. Allen

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Children's Rights Homework

All homework due in Monday, November 13th.

  • Job 1:

What are the 10 most important rights all children should have?

Make a list of the ten most important rights children should have.

Choose the 'top three' of the rights you have selected.

For each right you have selected, design a page which:

  •  Explains what the particular ‘right’ is.

  •  Write a paragraph explaining why this ‘right’ is important to you.

  • Illustrate and decorate each page in a way you enjoy!

  • Job 2:

Make an ‘Award Statue’ to present to someone who deserves to be recognized for their work in protecting rights.

The person can be anyone: from your mom, a classmate, to Nelson Mandela! Write a short paragraph giving three reasons why you selected the person you chose. (est. 1 hour.)

Job time guidelines:

Job 1: Each page: planning and writing 20 minutes. Redraft/proofreading 20 minutes. Decoration 20 minutes. Total = 60 minutes per page. Three hours total for Job 1.

Job 2: 60 minutes.


Student Friendly News Sites

Here are links to sites that cover the news and current events in grade appropriate presentations. If you know of any current event sites to add to the list please send them, and I'll publish them here. We can use this site for current events research reading.


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Homework Break

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