Find out about Parliament: What does Representing mean?

Find out about Parliament: What does Representing mean?

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

Description

Use these resources with younger pupils to explore the role of MPs through discussion, images and stories.

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.

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.

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: 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

 

Resources

Additional supporting resources (SEND accessible)

Additional supporting resources (SEND accessible)

Pre-learning vocab, Word mat, Skills cards, Wanted posters, Photo pack.

docx file - 5.6 MB

Find out about Parliament: What does representing mean?

Find out about Parliament: What does representing mean?

Poster pack

pdf file - 1.57 MB

Find out about Parliament: What does representing mean?

Find out about Parliament: What does representing mean?

Teachers' resource

pdf file - 2.84 MB

Finding out about Parliament: What does representing mean?

Finding out about Parliament: What does representing mean?

Storytime presentation

pptx file - 3.25 MB

Teachers' resource (SEND accessible)

Teachers' resource (SEND accessible)

Use with SEND pupils.

pdf file - 3.61 MB

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

Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions

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

Find out about Parliament: Voting