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Grade 5

Courts of BC Lesson 3

This Backgrounder provides teachers with an outline of two activities that focus on the Court of Appeal as part of the Courts of BC Lesson Plan. The activities explained include a compare/contrast list, scenarios to analyze, short responses, a creative writing prompt, and a unit test.

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levels of government, their main functions, and sources of funding
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Grade 5

Lesson 2 Activities

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with worksheets that accompany Lesson 2 of the Courts of BC Lesson Plan and ask students to differentiate between criminal and civil cases and make a list of facts they find important about the Supreme Court of BC. An answer key is provided for the first set of questions.

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 Lesson 2

This Backgrounder provides teachers with two activities and a homework assignment that focus on Civil Law, Criminal Law, and the Supreme Court of BC as part of the Courts of BC Lesson Plan. Activities include group discussion, a Jeopardy-style game, watching a video, and preparing a list of important facts. Background readings for the next lesson are provided as homework.

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

Top Ten List

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a worksheet that accompanies Lesson 2 of the Courts of BC Lesson Plan. It asks students to make a list of the facts they find important about the Supreme Court of BC.

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 1 Activities

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a worksheet that accompanies Lesson 1 of the Courts of BC Lesson Plan and includes short-answers and a scenario exercise.

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 Lesson 1

This Backgrounder provides teachers with two activities and a homework assignment on Judicial Independence, Access to the Courts, and the Provincial Court of BC as part of the Courts of BC Lesson Plan. Activities include group discussion, a question and answer worksheet to go along with a video, and role-play scenarios to be performed in groups. Background readings for the next lesson are provided as homework.

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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