That’s Not Fair!

As part of a series of critical thinking exercises, kids consider issues of social justice, especially the factors that must be considered when trying to balance conflicting rights and freedoms.

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Classroom Considerations

  • Although based on the Canadian Charter of Right and Freedoms, the activities and discussions would be appropriate for any democratic society 
Pros

  • The short, animated video, "Mayor Moes Sees Stars," provides viewers with an opportunity to apply the Acorn Test questions
  • As an extension exercise, kids take on an issue of fairness in their school or community
Cons

  • None