Voting Rights in the UK - assembly

Voting Rights in the UK - assembly

Use this assembly plan to explore and discuss the journey to equal voting rights in the UK.

Filters

Ages: Age 11-14

Subjects: Citizenship, History

Resource Types: Assembly plan

Topics: Votes for women

Description

Use this assembly plan to explore the journey to equal votes in the UK, looking at the laws that granted voting rights and the impact they have had on society.

Ideal for use in 2018 which marks 100 years since all men and some women were given the vote, and 90 years since women and men received equal voting rights.

Includes a step by step assembly plan and a PowerPoint presentation.

Learning Outcomes

Students will learn about:

  • The journey to equal votes in the UK
  • Suffragists and suffragettes, and the differences in their campaign methods
  • The legislation passed by Parliament that gave women the vote, and its impact on society

Resources

Assembly plan

Assembly plan

Step by step assembly plan exploring the journey to equal votes in the UK.

docx file - 79 KB

Voting rights PowerPoint

Voting rights PowerPoint

Accompanying PowerPoint presentation exploring equal votes in the UK.

ppt file - 21.53 MB

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