Ten lessons to assist your students in there understanding of the election process. Students will learn what elections are, their processes and the reasons elections are held. Insight into how campaigns are run, what a platform is and the platforms of the major political parties in Canada will peak their interest as they gain an understanding of decisions made in our country today. The history of elections, as well as historic facts about Canadian elections provide an interesting read. The dictionary of electoral words is a helpful tool. 96 pages, with answer key.
This book supports many of the fundamental concepts and learning outcomes from the curriculums for these provinces: British Columbia, Grade 5, Social Studies, Governance, C2 Describe Levels, Responsibilities and the Election of Government in Canada; Ontario, Grade 5, Canada & World Connections, Aspects of Citizenship and Government in Canada.