• TEACHING RESOURCES FOR

    BC'S NEW CURRICULUM


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Grade 12

Though the Heavens Fall

This Lesson Plan, which accompanies the Though the Heavens Fall video, explores the changing face of the Court of Appeal for BC. It focuses on judicial independence, purpose of the court, rule of law, evolution of the court, impact of the Charter, and other facts about the Court of Appeal for BC.

Understanding legal rights and responsibilities allows citizens to participate more fully in society.
the Constitution of Canada and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Grade 5

Courts of BC Handouts

This Backgrounder provides teachers with handouts that explain the different courts and will help with the worksheets from the Courts of BC Lesson Plan.

Canadian institutions and government reflect the challenge of our regional diversity.
levels of government, their main functions, and sources of funding
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Grade 5

Courts of BC Enrichment

This Backgrounder provides teachers with a list of enrichment activities to help students better understand the different levels of government as part of the Courts of BC Lesson Plan.

Canadian institutions and government reflect the challenge of our regional diversity.
levels of government, their main functions, and sources of funding
Grade 5

Courts of BC Test

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a question and short answer test that covers everything learned in the past 3 lessons of the Courts of BC Lesson Plan.

Canadian institutions and government reflect the challenge of our regional diversity.
levels of government, their main functions, and sources of funding
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Grade 5

Lesson 3 Creative Writing

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a creative writing prompt that asks students to imagine they are a judge as part of Lesson 3 in the Courts of BC Lesson Plan.

Canadian institutions and government reflect the challenge of our regional diversity.
levels of government, their main functions, and sources of funding
Grade 5

Lesson 3 Activities

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with two activities that ask for students to compare/contrast the Supreme Court with the Court of Appeal and to analyze given scenario as part of the Courts of BC Lesson Plan. A handout with scenarios and a question and answer handout are provided.

Canadian institutions and government reflect the challenge of our regional diversity.
levels of government, their main functions, and sources of funding

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