This teaching resource offers an in-depth coverage of all the indicators for the outcome PA4.2 – Demonstrate an understanding of the three levels of government.
Although it has been written to meet the outcome and indicators for the Saskatchewan Social Studies curriculum, it will meet the needs of educators teaching about how the three levels of government work.
Lessons are presented in the order of the indicators:
a. Differentiate between rules and laws.
b. Differentiate between rights and responsibilities.
c. Describe the relationship between the three levels of government in Canada including local (municipal, band) provincial or territorial and federal.
d. Identify selected local, provincial and federal heads of government.
e. Compare how laws are made at provincial and local levels.
Other units for the Grade 4 Social Studies program available are:
Saskatchewan Grade 4 Social Studies I Can Statement Posters
How First Nations and Metis Shape Saskatchewan
Origins of Cultural Diversity in Saskatchewan Communities
Influence of Saskatchewan Programs and People on a National Scale
Impact of the Land on Lifestyle and Settlement Patterns in Saskatchewan
First Nations and Metis Relationship with the Land
Implications of the Treaty Relationship in Saskatchewan
Governance Structures in Saskatchewan
First Nations and Metis Governments