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Grade 4


Module 12


All over the world children like you live their lives and have hopes and dreams. Just like you they want to be loved and educated and treated with respect. Children everywhere have the right to healthcare, education, food, shelter and play. And above all, they have the right to be protected against violence.

These rights are contained in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which nearly every country in the world has accepted. Your country has accepted this Bill of Rights. This document is yours and it makes sure that your voice (and all children’s voices) is heard and that you have the right to be happy and enjoy life as much as you can.

Activity 1

To do simple research work to find information [LO 5.2.3]


Find out about UNICEF and its emblem. Write what UNICEF stands for and paste or draw its emblem.

Activity 2

To listen with respect to others’ opinions [lo 2.1.7]

  • Read the Children’s Bill of Rights and discuss each right in your group. Report back your group’s opinion about this document.
  • Find a copy of the Children’s Bill of Rights and display it in your classroom.

Activity 3

To write down your own ideas [LO 4.1.2]



  • What would you like to change in the present Children’s Bill of Rights?
  • What would you like to add to the Bill?
  • What do you think children need that they are not getting NOW?
  • Think of your own life and what right you wish you had which you don’t.


Nobody sees what I can see,

for back of my eyes there is only me.

And nobody knows how my thoughts begin,

for there’s only myself inside my skin.

Isn’t it strange how everyone owns

Just enough skin to cover his bones.

My father’s would be too big to fit -

I’d be all wrinkled inside of it

And my baby brother’s is much too small -

It just wouldn’t cover me up at all.

But I feel just right in the skin I wear

And there’s nobody like me anywhere.

Margaret Hillert

Activity 4

To express your own ideas on a poster of your own [LO 2.1.3, 4.1.3]

Consider this

1. By looking at you, can people tell what sort of a person you are?

2. Looks are important. Do you agree or disagree? Why?

3. We are all unique individuals. Do you agree or disagree? Why?

What to do next

1. Make a poster about YOU - the part people cannot tell just by looking at you.

2. Create an ACRONYM from your name to advertise YOU.

3. Use 1 and 2 to present yourself to the class.

Activity 5

To realise with respect that people are different [LO 1.8]

Now that you have had the opportunity to get to know more about the people who share the classroom with you, see if you can identify the person who is MOST LIKE YOU and the person who is MOST UNLIKE YOU. (Not in looks, but in likes and dislikes.)


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LEARNING OUTCOME 1: LISTENING The learner is able to listen for information and enjoyment, and respond appropriately and critically in a wider range of situations.

Assessment Standard

We know this when the learner:

1.8 listens actively in conversation and discussion, showing respect for and sensitivity to the feelings of others and appreciating other points of view.

LEARNING OUTCOME 2: SPEAKING The speaker is able to communicate effectively in spoken language in a wide range of situations.

Assessment Standard

We know this when the learner:

2.1 communicates experiences, ideas and information in different contexts for different audiences and purposes:

2.1.3 shares ideas and offers opinions on familiar topics from personal experience;

2.1.7 discusses and compares own and others’ ideas and opinions.

LEARNING OUTCOME 4: WRITING The learner is able to write different kinds of factual and imaginative texts for a wide range of purposes.

Assessment Standard

We know this when the learner:

4.1 writes different kinds of texts for different purposes and audience:

4.1.2 writes informational texts, expressing ideas clearly for different audiences (e.g. short reports, instructions);

4.1.3 writes and designs various media texts for different audiences, (e.g. poster, cartoon strip, simple brochures);

4.2 develops and organises ideas through a writing process:

4.2.1 chooses and explores topic and brainstorms ideas, using mind maps, flow charts, lists.

LEARNING OUTCOME 5: THINKING AND REASONING The learner is able to use language to think and reason, as well as to access, process and use information for learning.

Assessment Standard

We know this when the learner:

5.2 uses language to investigate and explore:

5.2.3 locates information, using key words or concepts.

Questions & Answers

anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
many many of nanotubes
what is the k.e before it land
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
I'm interested in nanotube
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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