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Worksheet: Your questions for a politician

Prime Minister David Cameron
Prime Minister David Cameron has plenty of experience in dealing with questions from the media

ISSUES

1. Make a list of the issues that are important to you. Some of the issues that young people have told us they are concerned about in the School Report Survey include crime, alcohol and drugs, terrorism and climate change - but you may well have different ideas.

2. Rank them, by putting a number in the [ ] next to the topic. (1 is the issue you feel is the most important.)

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RESEARCH

3. Complete these sentences:

• The issue I care about most is ......

• I am concerned about this because ......

• The government can help by ......

WRITE A QUESTION

4. If you had the chance to interview a politician about this issue, which ONE question would you ask? Write it here.



PRESENTATION

5. Read out your question to the class and briefly explain why you want to ask it.

VOTE

6. Vote on the best 10 questions.

7. Decide on the order in which you would ask them.



SEE ALSO
Politicians grilled by younger generation
11 Mar 10 |  School Report


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