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Starter

What do you think the best


thing about turning 18 will
be?

Abortion

Objective To evaluate
the arguments for and
against abortion

Warning
This is a very sensitive
topic which may have or will
affect either your friends or
family. Be respectful!

Key Terms
Abortion - is the termination of a foetus
during pregnancy.

Conception when the sperm meets the egg


Foetus when the unborn baby looks human
Embryo earliest stages of pregnancy. Baby
does not look human yet.
Contraception method used to stop
someone becoming pregnant

Reasons for Abortion?

Task
Discuss each situation with
someone close by.
Complete the diamond showing
which case should most consider an
abortion at the top and the one
who should consider it the
least, at the
bottom.

Complete the following


sentences
I thought _____________
should most consider an
abortion because __________
I thought _____________
should least consider an
abortion because __________

Morality or Ethics?
Morality Your internal sense
of what is right or wrong.
Ethics What society deems to
be right or wrong.

So where does abortion sit


here?
Is it a moral decision for a person
to make?
Or is it an ethical decision to be
decided by a society?

Should Fiona have an


abortion?
Standard Task
-Highlight in Green items you feel
make abortion acceptable in this
case.
-Highlight in Red arguments that do
not matter or are anti-abortion
-Answer the question - "Should
Fiona have an abortion?"
Challenge Task
-As standard task, but in your
answer to the question also to to
explain whether you think your

Where are you?


Agree
strongly
with
abortion Agree with
abortion
Disagree
with
abortion

Disagree
strongly
with

Abortion

Objective To evaluate
the arguments for and
against abortion