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Sticky Questions

Each week, Year 3 children will receive a new question, which we will collectively review in class on Tuesdays. These questions are designed for their age group and are meant to stimulate discussions. Taking a moment to engage with these questions at home is greatly beneficial; it enhances classroom discussions and offers an excellent opportunity for an activity, emphasising that there are no incorrect answers.

 

Week Commencing …

 

w/c 22nd Jan - Is it OK to pay other people to do our chores?

 

w/c 29th Jan - If you could start a new tradition at home, what would you start?

 

w/c – 5th Feb - If Jo’s grandad stole something from Alex’s grandma, does Jo owe it to Alex?

 

w/c - 26th Feb - Is it more important for a child to as they are told or to work things out for themselves?

 

What bit of technology would you want to reinvent?

 

Do we choose our friends, or are some friendships meant to be?

 

What duties do you have to your friends?

 

When is it OK to tell tales?

 

What are the rules of playfighting?

 

Can a make-believe story be too unbelievable?

 

Can you be too fair?

 

 

Archive

 

How would you explain what jokes are to an alien?

 

Is there anything that never changes?

 

Do children understand what it’s like to be an adult? Do adults understand what it’s like to be a child?

 

If you had a ring that made you invisible, what would you do? What would the average person do?

 

Can it ever be right to break a promise?

 

What do children owe to their parents?

 

Should there be a limit to how much one person can own?

 

Can you think without words?

 

If you swapped brains with your teacher, where would you be?

 

 

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