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06 Elections

 

Read a bit about how to vote in Canada


Review our discussion about Canada's Major Parties

Canadian Political Parties 2017.pptx


 

Look at the following videos about how elections work in Canada

YouTube Video

 

YouTube Video

 

 

 

 1)  Answer the following questions

        How does the Liberal party describe itself? (1 paragraph)       

        How does The New Conservative Party of Canada describe themselves? (1 paragraph)

        How does the NDP describe itself? (1 paragraph)


2) Create a flyer for your own candidacy as Prime Minister.  Be sure to include what you think are the most significant issues facing our Environment AND Social Issues.  Include relevant illustrations.  Why should we vote for you?


The following rubric will be used to grade this project:

Level 4

Level 3

Level 2

Level 1

-describe some different ways in which citizens can take action to address social and environmental issues

student provides 3 examples of social issues and 3 examples of environmental issues that they could solve

student provides 2 examples of social issues and 2 examples of environmental issues that they could solve

student provides 1 example of social issues and 1 examples of environmental issues that they could solve

student provides 0 examples of social issues and 0 examples of environmental issues that they could solve

-explain why different groups may have different perspectives on specific social and environmental issues

student provides excellent reasons why they would be a good PM

student provides satisfactory reasons why they would be a good PM

student provides few reasons why they would be a good PM

student provides no reasons why they would be a good PM

presentation

flyer is organized, colourful, and attractive

flyer is adequately organized, some colour, and neat

flyer is somewhat organized, some colour, and neat

not organized, no colour, messy

planning and format

all spelling and grammar has been checked

most spelling and grammar has been checked

some spelling and grammar has been checked

spelling and grammar has not been checked

 

A sample

You may also use a layout app to help with your design....sample


 

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