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Activity: 0 Teacher's Guide

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Activity: 1 I belong

Through song, students will reflect on their roles, rights and responsibilities within their communities.

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Kindergarten,Grade 1,Grade 2,Grade 3

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Activity: 2 Symbols - flags

Students will learn about the use of symbols to represent different communities and the importance of being inclusive.

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Kindergarten,Grade 1,Grade 2,Grade 3

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Activity: 3 Levels and Branches of Government

Who is in charge of what? This activity will clarify the roles and key responsibilities of the different levels and branches of government.

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Kindergarten,Grade 4,Grade 5,Grade 6,Grade 7,Grade 8,Grade 9,Grade 10

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Activity: 4 Faces and Places

Students will use coordinates to identify and locate places and important milestones in Canada’s history on the map

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Grade 4,Grade5,Grade 6,Grade 7,Grade 8,Grade 9,Grade 10

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Activity: 5 Boundaries Here or There? Why Care?

Students will explore the process of updating federal riding boundaries and complete a scavenger hunt on the map to learn about the demographics in different Canadian regions.

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Grade 7,Grade 8,Grade 9,Grade 10

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Activity: 6 Inclusive Democracy

Students will learn about the geography and population of the different areas of Canada.

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Grade 7,Grade 8,Grade 9,Grade 10

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Activity: 7 A Day in the Life...

Students will learn about the roles and responsibilities of Members of Parliament in Ottawa and in their ridings.

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Grade 7,Grade 8,Grade 9,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12

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Activity: 8 Elected or Appointed!

Students will explore the election and appointment process for the Governor General, the Prime Minister, Members of Parliament, Senators and Supreme Court Justices.

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Grade 7,Grade 8,Grade 9,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12

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Activity: 9 Word on the Street

After watching a segment of CPAC’s Outburst, students will determine and evaluate how public opinion is influenced by regional, federal or international events and the surrounding human and physical geography.

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Grade 7,Grade 8,Grade 9,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12

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Activity: 10 Media Matters

Students will learn to distinguish fact and opinion, news reporting and commentary, when reporting on a news story, as well as how significant events are influenced by the local human and physical geography.

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Grade10,Grade11,Grade 12

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Activity: 11 When a Bill becomes Law

Students will learn how bills and private members’ bills are passed and reflect on the process and its efficacy in representing Canadians.

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Grade 10,Grade11,Grade12

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