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A brief history of representation in nearly 60 seconds
KS3-5, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY, THE EMERGENCE OF PARLIAMENT
Use this short film as an introduction to the history of representation.
Acts of Parliament: Timeline Challenge - whiteboard resource
KS2-5, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Introduce students to key legislation that has improved voting rights, education and working hours with this quiz style whiteboard resource.
An Introduction to Parliament - whiteboard resource
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD
Use this whiteboard resource as a guide to the House of Commons, House of Lords and monarch, and the difference between Parliament and government.
An Introduction to Parliament KS2 video
KS2, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT, VIDEO
A short animation introducing Parliament. Can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
An Introduction to Parliament KS3-5 video
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT, VIDEO
Campaigning: 10 methods for students
KS3-4, CITIZENSHIP, WORKSHEET
This hand-out sets out ten methods of campaigning on issues that matter to students.
Comparing elections in the UK and USA
KS5, POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP
This 5 minute video introduces the key features of elections, democracy and representation in the USA.
Comparing Voting Systems - whiteboard resource
KS4-5, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE,
Compare voting systems including First Past the Post, the Alternative Vote, the Single Transferable Vote and the Party List System.
Debating a Bill - whiteboard resource
KS3-4, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE, LESSON PLAN
This whiteboard resource introduces the process of scrutinising legislation and shows how effective debate works.
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