Class Notes and Homework:
Citizens Affecting Change – Powerpoint on Canada’s system of government
The Structure of Canadian Democracy – Reading Questions
Assignments and Activities:
Political Party Assignment:
I Side With: Political Spectrum Assignment
Political Party Assignment: Using the results from your Political Spectrum Assignment, in groups of less than 5, create your own political platform for Bodwell.
Political Issues in Canada: Unit Assignment
Canadians and their Democracy: Presentation on Canadian political issues
Political Issues in Canada: Individually or in a pair, create a handout to explain a political issue in Canada.
How Canadian politics are organized:
Elections and Bills: How are bills passed through parliament? How are people elected to parliament? Graphic organizer
The Charter of Rights and Freedoms:
How Canadian Elections Work:
The Problem with First Past the Post:
Proroguing of Parliament: