Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions

Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions

Younger pupils learn about Parliament and explore the importance of asking questions through story, discussion and images.

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.  

The resources have practical 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.

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.

SEND versions

SEND accessible versions are also available on this page.

Additional differentiated resources for SEND pupils include:

Learning outcomes

The Find out about Parliament: Asking questions pack can be used in English, PSHE, Citizenship and SMSC.

It introduces pupils to the concepts of:

  • Asking questions to gather information
  • Asking questions to help improve or change things
  • Asking questions is an important part of the work of Parliament

 

Resources

Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions

Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions

Teachers' resource

pdf file - 724 KB

Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions

Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions

Poster Pack

pdf file - 1.49 MB

Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions

Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions

Storytime Presentation

pptx file - 4.15 MB

Question prompts & Pre-vocabulary (SEND accessible)

Question prompts & Pre-vocabulary (SEND accessible)

Question prompt worksheet and pre-vocabulary worksheet

docx file - 1.99 MB

Teachers' resource (SEND accessible)

Teachers' resource (SEND accessible)

Use with SEND pupils.

pdf file - 3.92 MB

Worksheets (SEND accessible)

Worksheets (SEND accessible)

Activitiy to deepen understaning of using different questions.

docx file - 479 KB

AGES 5-11, BOOKLET/PACK, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE, ENGLISH, SEND

Find out about Parliament: What does Representing mean?

AGES 5-11, BOOKLET/PACK, CITIZENSHIP, VOTING, ENGLISH, SEND

Find out about Parliament: Voting