Y8 27.11

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MILD
To get you started: Geographical locations
THAILAND
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Look at the map to the
left and describe the
location of China (Red).
Remember to include the
continent name, country
names and geographical
directions from the UK.
MEDIUM- Create a mind map like this: Fill in the boxes.
People must pass a test in
family planning
People must be 24 years old
People must be married
The government was worried
about the rate of population
growth.
The government feared that
The government wanted a
there would be too little food, better standard of living for
water, healthcare, housing, etc people
People are given free health
care
People are given free nursery
care for their one child
People pay less tax to the
government
People get housing benefits
People have to pay more tax
Most areas of China are
poverty stricken
People pay a fine for each
extra child
If both parents are only
children, they can have a
second child
If parents live in rural areas
(the countryside) and their
first child is a girl, they can
try again for a boy
If a couple have disabled
child, they can try again for a
second one.
People worry about a
generation of spoilt, only
children
People want boy children
because traditionally girls
leave home to live with their
husband’s family.
There has been evidence of
female infanticide. Many baby
girls have died or been
aborted
In some areas especially in
cities, there are too few girls
for boys to marry.
The only children will have
responsibility for two aging
parents with no help from
siblings, cousins, aunts or
uncles
Without the policy, there
would have been another 300
million extra people in China
The policy has only ever
worked in cities and urban
areas.
It is suggested that there are
millions of hidden children in
China, The babies that have
never been registered.
Use the boxes to answer the questions:
1. Why did China create this policy?
2. What rules must people follow if they want to have a child?
3. What advantages are there if couples stick to the policy?
4. What happens if they have an extra child without permission?
5. When can you have a second child legally?
6. What advantages are there to the policy for China?
7. What problems have there been with the policy?
Do you think the policy was the right thing to do? Explain your
answer.
MASTERY Extension activity
1. To get you thinking deeper: Your opinion
Be imaginative! Think of two more ways in which the one child policy may be seen as
better way of life, the same as ours or worse. Explain your reasons in detail.
Worse
The same
Better
1.
1.
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2.
2.
2.
2. Create a diary entry from either:
- a Mother or father’s perspective who are facing the one child policy - a child’s perspective (either adopted or witnessing her parents’ dream
of having a second child)
INCLUDE KEY GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION (DATES/ ONE CHILD
POLICY RULES)
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