International Day of People with Disabilities.

The 3rd December each year marks the International Day of People with Disabilities.

Since 1992, the United Nations have promoted this day each year.

The day is to celebrate the achievements of disabled people around the world as well as to promote the rights of people with disabilities.

Around one billion people around the world experience disability of some form.

The theme for 2019 is: Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership.

This year, the focus is on including disabled people. The pledge is to ‘leave no one behind’.

The aim of the International Day of People with Disabilities is to make people aware of inequalities, as well as celebrating the achievements of people who have disabilities.

1. Who is the main person or group of people in this news article?

2. What was the key event from the news article?

3. Where did this event take place?

4. When did this event take place?

1. Find a quote from the main person in this news article?

2. In your own words describe what happened in this news article.

3. Find out where this event took place and include some information about this place.

4. Tell us when this event happened and explain what might happen in the future.

5. Explain in your own words why this event took place.

Current Events Web
Find the Who, What, Where, When, How and Why in the article to complete this worksheet.

I Think Because
Share what you think about the article and explain why.

My Questions
Write a question map about questions that you have after reading the article.

News Review
Give the news article you have read a review

Write what you KNOW about the topic in the article, what you would LIKE to find out and then what you have LEARNT.

Newspaper Bingo
Play newspaper bingo. Find a number of different articles to complete the grid.

Questions and Answers
Write a set of questions and then their answers after reading the article.

The Big Idea
Find the big idea by highlighting the 5 W’s and 1 H. then select 25 of key words associated with the article.

Word Investigation
Vocabulary exercise where students find key words within the article.

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10 months ago

I like the idea



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