3A: Is it always funny to work?

In this project, the students have to take part into a conference about children’s working conditions in the world, by telling a child’s story and explaining the situation, the problems and how to defend this child.

Mission 1:

The students have to discuss about the question and they have to explain which kinds of job are funny or not. In this part they have to create a virtual mindmap to organize vocabulary to memorize.

A conceptual work is done about frequency adverbs.

Mission 2: Which small jobs are the best for me?

The students have to work on small jobs examples, to explain which personality traits are needed, what the job is about and they have to write small ads and to read them to apply for a specific job. At the end of the mission we organize interviews about the different offered jobs.


Mission 3: Why is Iqbal Masih’s story so moving?

The students have to watch and read documents about Iqbal Masih and then they have to discuss about harsh working conditions of children in some countries and more particularly in India and Pakistan.

Then they  have to consider documents about Craig Kielburger and how he managed to defend children rights concerning working conditions.

They have to write a letter to him to thank him for his actions.

Mission 4: Can we compare today’s situation to Victorian period?

The students have to compare today’s situation in some countries with conditions in Victorian times by writing a child’s diary in that period.

Mission 5: Conference about Children Working Conditions in the world

The students will have to make a speech about children at work. They have to choose among three possible directions: small jobs/ defending a child nowadays or explaining the diary they have found in their cellar.



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