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Made by: Fantastic 4 rights (research group)

Learning intention: We are learning about human rights and how we can ensure all humans have them. We are also learning how to make your own decisions.

Success Criteria; We will know when we have achieved this when we know about human rights and how they are ensure. What are human rights and how can we ensure all humans have them? The dictionary states human rights as: the basic rights of individuals to liberty, justice, etc.

We have decided to research about having your own opinion. Secondly we have picked using virtues in everyday life. Fantastic4picture.png

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Essential Questions

1.How can we ensure all humans voice their own opinions?

2.Who is in charge so that humans can have their own opinion in their country?

3.Can we do anything to help and how?

4.What can happen if you don't have your own opinion?

5. How do some people take away somebody else's right to voice their own opinion and who?

Questions about virtues in everyday life

6. What does virtues have to do human rights?

7. How do we express virtues in human rights?

8.Do we use virtues as frequently as we should?

9.What virtues do you use to express your own opinion?

Hypothesis:

Q1.You can ask people about their opinion instead of deciding yourself.

Q2. I think everyone can be in charge of themselves but the government controls it, but they don't do a very good job.

Q3.Yes, we can by voting for a political party that will do something about it?

Q4. You can be ignored and people won't give you the right to have your own religion/belief, marriage, education and voting. People would just boss you around.

Q5. I think usually the government who take away that right because they make the

rules /law and before they banned women from voting.

Hypothesis to questions about virtues everyday life

Q6. I think virtues have lots to do with human rights, since they are a human right.

Q7. By using a virtue to help someone understand something.

Q8. I think we do use them as often as we should. It really depends on the environment the person/people are in.

Q9. I think it really depends on what the opinion you are expressing.

Information on Human Rights:

Everyone is equal every man, woman and child- in all places and at all times. People from any country. No matter how big or small the person is, they are equal. Human rights are for all people. Every man or women has the right to leave their country and return. They have the right to have own thoughts, belief/ religion, own way of teaching and learning. Everyone should have freedom and the right to express their opinion and feelings\emotions. Everyone has the right to have privacy, family and home. They have a right to protect themselves from danger. Everyone has the right to choose what they want. No one should treat some one cruelly because of their looks, size, behavior or age without reason. No one owns another person and everyone should be kind to every human being or even animals. People should get equal wages for equal work. They are not the preserve of different cultures. They are not privileges only for people of higher ranks. They are for everyone. Now that you know more about human rights... We've done some research on our questions...

Answers on our essential questions:

Q1. How can we ensure all humans voice their opinions?

A1. Encourage them.By changing laws. By making them feel equal even people like slaves or refugees.

Q2. Who is in charge so that everyone can have their own opinion in their own country?

A2.According to the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, human rights defenders (HRDs) are people who "individually or with others, act to promote or protect human rights". HRDs may defend human rights in either a professional or voluntary capacity. They are identified primarily by their actions, rather than by their occupation, job title or the organization they belong to. HRDs can thus include journalists exposing human rights violations, trade unionists defending workers’ rights or environmentalists highlighting the impact of development projects on indigenous peoples’ land rights. HRDs respect the universality and indivisibility of human rights: the notion that all human rights should be enjoyed by all people, regardless of gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or any other such distinction. HRDs are those who promote and protect human rights through peaceful, non-violent means.

Q3. Can we do anything to help and how?

A3.We can listen to our friends and school mates by letting them have their own opinions and encouraging them.

Q4. What can happen if you don't have an opinion?

A4. Things that you don't want to happen could happen. Like things that you don't like happening or seeing could happen. Eg: child abuse happening on the streets but you can't do anything about, because if you do you will break the law.

Q5. How do people take away somebody else's right to voice their opinion and who?

A5. When they don't let them express their own opinion a about subjects. This can be done by simply ignoring an other persons opinion or not letting them share it.

Questions on virtues in everyday life

Q6. What does virtues have to do human rights?

A6. Virtues is a type of human right. We use them everyday.

Q7. How do we express virtues in human rights?

A7. We express them by thinking about what you are going to say and do before you do it. We can all be kind and be co operative and listen to each other.

Q8. Do we use them as frequently as we should?

A8. It depends on different people. Some use them often and some don't. It all depends on our mood, if we are angry, we might not feel like thinking of 0ther people. We should try more to use them frequently.

Q9. What virtues do you use to express your opinion?

A9. These are some of the virtues you can use you express your opinion: Thinking about thinking, Listening with understanding and empathy, Thinking interdependently, Thinking and communicating with clarity and precision.

Reflection

This research task was challenging, especially finding some of the answers for some of the questions. It helped us learn more about other peoples decisions and virtues. But most of all it helped us understand more about human rights.

So what???!!!

This information can change peoples opinions about other peoples opinions and decisions. We hope that we have made a change to how you see human rights/virtues and how important they are.

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Some useful links:

www.un.org/Overview/rights.html

http://www.humanrights.gov.au/faqs/general.html