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A Brief History of Representation in Nearly 60 Seconds
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY
This short film introduces students to the history of representation.
Acts of Parliament Quiz - whiteboard resource
AGES 7-19, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Introduce students to key legislation around voting rights, education and working hours with this quiz style whiteboard resource.
An Introduction to Parliament
AGES 7-16, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE, CITIZENSHIP
A guide to the House of Commons, House of Lords and monarch, and the difference between Parliament and government.
AGES 7-11, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT & GOVERNMENT
A short video animation introducing Parliament that can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
Civil liberties and personal freedoms
AGES 16-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN
Use this resource to explore issues of individual freedom and civil liberties with your students.
Comparing elections in the UK and USA - video
AGES 16-19, POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP
This 5 minute video introduces the key features of elections, democracy and representation in the USA.
Comparing Voting Systems - whiteboard resource
AGES 14-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Compare voting systems including First Past the Post, the Alternative Vote, the Single Transferable Vote and the Party List System.
Constitution debate pack
AGES 11-19, BOOKLET/PACK, DEBATING
Following the 800 year anniversary of the Magna Carta, get your students thinking about what a UK written constitution could look like in the future.
Debating a Bill
AGES 11-19, CITIZENSHIP, LESSON PLAN, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
This whiteboard resource introduces the process of scrutinising legislation and shows how effective debate works.
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