This is a learning package that includes a power point presentation, an activity, and a 5-question quiz. It can easily be used for two full lessons. The presentation and activity are devised in such a way that the student learns the basic facts about the French system of governance and also evaluates the role of key actors. This lesson is excellent for a French class, Global Politics or any class related to Political Science. It is suitable for students aged 13 above. The learning outcomes are:
Identifying the three branches of the French government;
Understanding the concept of the separation of powers;
Understanding how the electoral process functions;
Evaluating the role of the President within the French system of government;
Identifying the key political parties in France.