Tools & Videos

 

VIDEOS

What is the purpose of government? What does it mean to live in a democracy? How have voting rights evolved over time? How is government structured in Canada? How do we elect our politicians?

Learn the basics about government, democracy and elections by watching the videos posted below.

 

Government and Democracy

 

The Right to Vote

 

The Levels of Government

 

Information Pollution

 

Behind the Screens: Who decides what I see online?

 

What Is Journalism and Why Does it Matter?

 

 

SLIDE DECKS

A series of slide decks have been developed to complement each lesson in the Elementary and Intermediate/Secondary resources.

Elementary Level

  • Slide Deck 1: Rules and Government [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 3: Rights and Responsibilities [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 4: Democracy and Information [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 5: Online Verification Skills [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 6: Journalism [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 7A: Who am I? [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 7B: Levels of Government [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 9: My Candidates [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 10: The Voting Process [PPT]

 

Intermediate/Secondary Level

  • Slide Deck 1A: Values, Beliefs & Perspectives [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 1B: The Political Spectrum [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 2: Government and Democracy [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 3: Democracy and Information [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 4: Online Verification Skills [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 5: Journalism [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 6: Governments in Canada [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 7: Provincial Government in NL [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 8: Elections in NL [PPT]
  • Slide Deck 9: The Voting Process [PPT]