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Social Studies 11: Canada

For Students 11th - 12th
You'll find questions regarding government, immigration, ethnic issues, suffrage, and turn-of-the-century history to complement any lesson on Canada. There are 17 questions in need of full-paragraph answers. A great resource to finish a...
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Exploring Confederation

For Teachers 10th - 11th
High schoolers consider a painting by Robert Harris which shows the important figures in early Canadian government. They identify the important figures, and each pupil chooses one to study. A living history day is held where all learners...
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The Power of One

For Teachers 10th - 12th
High schoolers examine the origins of the Canadian nation and government. They study the principles upon which each of the provinces was founded. The four-instructional activity sequence also provides opportunities for experiences in...
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Political Parties and Election Results, 1997 and 2000

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students become familiar with the results of the Canadian Federal Election by analyzing data on the number of valid votes by political affiliation. In this civics lesson plan, students integrate data and knowledge with other research...
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The Terminology of Governance

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the parts of Canada's federal system of government. They construct a concept web using the terms related to government and the institutions of Canada. They make lists that relate to Canadian and American government.
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Structure and Function of the Federal Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the structures of the federal government. They complete a diagram of the structures to show their relationships. They research the names of the major players on the structure, in particular, students own representatives.
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Time for Change? A look at Canada's electoral system.

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders cultivate respect and appreciation for Canadian Parliamentary democracy. They build curiosity and interest in studying citizenship issues related to Parliament and by engaging in a mock election.
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Parliamentary Newsroom : Developing Media Literacy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain and examine the selection, development, sources, transmission and impact of news on the public. They write a brief essay on the topic: "The Public Must Be Critical In Their Assessment of the News Before Drawing...
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Geography of the Hill

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the basic functions of Canadian government, who is responsible for each function and where the officials associated with each function work.
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Government in a Bag

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research and present a component of one of the three levels in the Canadian government.
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The Dynamics of the Leadership Process

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explain the dynamics surrounding the selection of a leader for a country. They explain the involvement of individual citizens in the selection process.
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What Does a Real MP Do ? Case Study of Svend Robinson : A Rebel with a Cause

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders undertake media research on an issue and prepare a series of questions. They divide into the government and the opposition and select two issues for discussion. They discuss Question Period tactics, and then undertake a...
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Hyperlinking the Hill

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the parts and process of parliamentary democracy. Working students create a word document on the aspect of parliamentary democracy that they have been assigned.
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A Simulation of the Electoral Process and the Resulting House of Commons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a instructional activity which give them the knowledge, skills and an appreciation for the electoral process and parliamentary system.
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How Do You Get to the Hill ?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how people end up working in any capacity on Parliament Hill. The day to day focus is on the MPs, but students see that the Hill is essentially a small city that requires a small army to keep operating.
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Should Kids Vote?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop critical analysis skills important to evaluate democratic structures. They increase their knowledge of the characteristics of voters and voting impact on the Electoral System.
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Who's Sharing Our Stories on "The Hill"?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore parliamentary structure. They study the roles & responsibility of key players or representatives. This lesson presents a wide variety of rich activities students can engage in to further their understanding of...
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Electoral Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine electoral systems and reach conclusions and judgements about the extent to which these requirements are met. The Canadian electoral system be examined as one other electoral system.
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Lobby Groups And Their Role In The Democratic Process

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the role of the different players in the process of lobbying the government for changes in policy and or law. They select an issue of current concern and determine who their contacts would be both inside and outside of...
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Our Canadian Senate: A Mosaic of Canada

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners develop an understanding of the make-up of the Canadian Senate. They appreciate the role of the Senate as a watch dog for minority rights. They research the Senators in the Canadian government.
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Prime Ministers On Line

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the roles, responsibilities and contributions of Canadian Prime Ministers. They explore and explain Parliament Hill in terms of its history, traditions, and current functions through website activities and web links.
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Discovering Democracy in Canada: Federal Perspectives

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research one aspect of government. They teach their peers co-operatively about the key elements of Democracy in Canada at the Federal Level by giving group presentations.
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The False Parliamentarism of 1791 (3rd Canadian constitution)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers gain an understanding of the concept of false parliamentarism after the Constitutional Act. They, in groups, represent different members of government as they draft, debate and try to pass a bill into law.
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Understanding Political Parties Study Project

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders gain respect and appreciation for Canadian Parliamentary democracy. They study citizenship issues related to Parliament by researching one of the major political parties within Canada.