1998 Learning Strategies
Learning Strategy 3
Democracy and Democratic Representation/Lesson 2 : Democracy Four Levels of Political Players
Line Dubé (QC), Robert Lévesque (QC), Johanne Robitaille (QC)
- To understand the roles and responsibilities of individuals and organizations within government and learn to recognize the dynamics of the relationship between them
- To learn about the political players at the four levels of government: school, municipal, provincial and federal
- To name and classify representatives from each level
- Current affairs magazines
- TV - news
- Discussion: determine how much the students already know. Which political figures do they know?
- Record the information.
- Ask the students to bring in photographs of political representatives and note their names and roles.
Note: The instructor helps gather data in order to broaden the range of resources and especially to cover the different levels of government and place the names in a comparative table.
- Formative assessment: comparison with what the students already knew. What did you learn?
- Assessment tool to be determined
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