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Who needs rules? Voxpops 1

Context

Young people introduce the theme of 'rules' by talking about some of the rules they know and what they think of them.

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  1. Who needs rules? - Teacher's notes

Transcript

We've got a rule in our house that when you take your shoes off you don't leave them in the hall.

There's a rule in our house that my sister has to feed the guinea pig in the morning and I have to feed it when we come home from school and we both have to basically clean it out - not just my mum!

When we play out we've got to be back at a certain time - and if we're over that time we sometimes get shouted at.

I think it's unfair in assembly when the big ones get told off for talking but the little ones don't.

Just because someone's broken the rules once it doesn't mean they're going to break it again and again and again after that.

Sometimes we think rules aren't very fair - but usually it's for our own safety.

Good rules are like laws where you have to obey them because if we didn't have rules as laws then the world would be just a place of chaos.

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