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Grade 10

Parliamentary Vocabulary

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a definition worksheet on key terms associated with the three branches of government as part of the Branches of the Federal Government Lesson Plan.

The development of political institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors.
government, First Peoples governance, political institutions, and ideologies
Grade 10

The Branches of Government

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a handout that explains the three different branches of government and a chart for students to complete as part of the Branches of the Federal Government Lesson Plan. An answer key is provided.

The development of political institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors.
government, First Peoples governance, political institutions, and ideologies
Grade 10

Branches of the Federal Government

This Lesson Plan provides teachers with four activities that inform students about the branches of government and how a Bill becomes a Law. Students will engage in note taking, learning vocabulary, creative writing, and online research. Students will be assessed in a number of ways, including for creativity, depth of knowledge, accuracy, and presentation using the rubric provided for the “Day in the Life of a Bill” activity. Extension activities are provided involving interviewing local MPs and NGOs.

The development of political institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors.
government, First Peoples governance, political institutions, and ideologies
Grade 11

Types of Social Action Quiz

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a matching vocabulary quiz to assess student comprehension of the concepts covered in the Citizens, Government, and Social Action Lesson Plan. An answer key is provided.

A society’s laws and legal framework affect many aspects of people’s daily lives
rights of individuals in Canada
Grade 11

Social Action

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a vocabulary worksheet that introduces students to the definition of social action terms and the pros and cons of each action as part of the Citizens, Government, and Social Action Lesson Plan. An answer key is provided.

A society’s laws and legal framework affect many aspects of people’s daily lives
rights of individuals in Canada
Grade 11

News Press Release

This Activity Sheet provides teachers with a fictitious press release about extending the school week as part of the Citizens, Government, and Social Action Lesson Plan to engage students and prompt further discussion about government and legislatures.

A society’s laws and legal framework affect many aspects of people’s daily lives
rights of individuals in Canada

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