03 February 2012

Thursday 02 February 2012

The homework this week is talk time and your child should be ready to discuss the topic by Wednesday 08 February.

Is it acceptable to test on animals for medical research?

Encourage your child to justify their opinions and try to present a balanced argument. It’s likely  that your child will have a strong opinion one way or the other, but helping them to understand an alternative viewpoint will develop their social and emotional skills (such as empathy) as well as their speaking and listening skills.

Encourage your child to use all of the following connectives at least once during the discussion: