How do I teach my students about the limits of free speech?

Ages 15-16 : (Theme: Values, rights & responsibilities) : Freedom of expression (Target age 15-16 but can be used with ages 14-15)

Free speech is a challenging but necessary area of the PSHE and Citizenship curriculum in schools. Students need to understand the laws in relation to freedom of expression, and there is a right to free speech but it has its limitations in certain circumstances. This activity pack looks at the moral and legal implications around free speech and also allows pupils to practise relevant communication skills. The pack comes with detailed teacher notes and fully editable PowerPoint based activities.

This pack contains the following activities:

  • You talk...I talk... (active listening)
  • Rights & responsibilities of freedom of expression
  • No filter!
  • How to disagree respectfully
  • Crossing the line
  • Disagreement scripts
  • Freedom of expression charter

Ages 15-16 : (Theme: Values, rights & responsibilities) : Freedom of expression (Target age 15-16 but can be used with ages 14-15)
This resource includes the following files:
  • Ages 14-16 Freedom of expression V2(1) Sept 21
Lesson plans are flexible allowing for differentiation and the accompanying PowerPoint presentations can be edited according to your needs.
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