6 lesson unit on democracy for KS3-introduction to key concepts. Culminating in an in-class election

Introduction to democracy for KS3. All resources included to organise an in-class election campaign
Learning Objectives

  • Understand and explore different types of government

  • Learn the advantages and disadvantages of different types of government

  • Understand how to take part in a general election.

  • Know what voting systems are used in general elections.

  • Create and name a new political party

  • Agree on party policies and create a manifesto

  • Prepare your party for a hustings

  • Create a Party Political Broadcast

  • Present your manifesto to the class

  • Vote for a political party

  • Participate in tallying ballot papers

  • Evaluate the election campaign

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Created: Sep 27, 2019

Updated: Jan 3, 2020

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