In this unit, there are 12 detailed lessons to help students learn about the Canadian government. The lessons detail:
- The relationship between the three levels of government (federal, provincial, and municipal) and the people who run them
- The responsibilities of each level of government
- The difference between rules and laws
- Their rights and responsibilities as citizens
- Traditional and contemporary forms of governance that the First Nations and Métis people of Saskatchewan have adapted
- Sources of revenue obtained by the government
- The democratic process
- The role they can play as active participants in governance
- Provincial symbols
Each of the 12 lessons include:
- Mini-Lesson (with anchor charts)
- Independent or Group Task (with answer key)
- Whole Class Reflection
The resource can be paired with:
- Canadian Government Word Cards. The cards can be used to build the hierarchical structure of the government.
- This resource can be paired with Canadian Government Anchor Charts and Presentation. This 84 page/slides resource details the Canadian government.
- Want all three resources? A bundle is available.