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Year 5

Understand Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

Needs & Wants

Key questions:

  • What is the difference between something you ‘need’ and something you ‘want’?
  • What do you really need in order to live?
  • What do you consider to be very important, even though you could survive without it?
  • What do you think everyone has a right to?
  • Should these be rights for all children or just children in the class?

What does it mean to do well in life?


Key questions:

• What do we need to do “well” in life?

• What do we mean by “needs” and “wants’” and how are they different?

• How are your ideas similar and different to those of others?

• Do you think everyone in the world has the things that they need to do “well” in life? Why or why not?

What does inequality mean?


Key questions:

• What does inequality in different places and countries mean?

• What different combinations are there?

• How will we make sure that we find all the possible combinations?

• Is there a logical way to solve this problem?

• What might be unequal about the lives and opportunities of young people?

• How might inequality affect the lives of young people?