Find out about Parliament: What does representing mean? - presentation

Find out about Parliament: What does representing mean? - presentation

What does it mean to represent other people? Younger pupils can find out about the role of MPs through discussion, images and stories.

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Description

The ‘Find out about Parliament’ series, is an introduction to the work of Parliament through activities, stories and imagery, for pupils aged 5-8.

There are two other themes to explore in this series:

Each theme in the series includes a teachers’ booklet, a story presentation and a poster pack.

The resources have practical and accessible ideas to get pupils thinking about how they make decisions in a group, why asking questions is important and what it means to represent other people. Younger pupils will enjoy listening to the stories which explore each theme in a familiar context, while the poster pack provides a stimulus to extend pupils’ understanding of each concept and how it relates to Parliament.

Learning outcomes

The Find out about Parliament: What does representing mean? pack can be used in English, PSHE, Citizenship and SMSC.

It introduces pupils to the concepts of:

  • Acting on behalf of someone else or being a voice for other people
  • Listening to different points of view and ideas
  • Representing the views of a group of people
  • Respecting other people’s point of view
  • MPs in Parliament being representative for their local communities

 

Finding out about Parliament: What does representing mean? (poster pack)

Finding out about Parliament: What does representing mean? (poster pack)

pdf file - 1.57 MB

Finding out about Parliament: What does representing mean? (storytime presentation)

Finding out about Parliament: What does representing mean? (storytime presentation)

pptx file - 3.25 MB

Finding out about Parliament: What does representing mean? (teachers' resource)

Finding out about Parliament: What does representing mean? (teachers' resource)

pdf file - 2.84 MB

AGES 5-11, CITIZENSHIP, VOTING, ENGLISH

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