Schoolio Social Studies: Role of Government (54 Pages)
This Schoolio unit is designed to be suitable for any student learner currently at a grade 4, grade 5, or grade 6 working level.
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This Social Studies curriculum focuses on the role of government in Canada. Your student learner will engage in tactile and concrete learning activities, often including research assignments, case studies, and media add-ons. This unit asks students to research and create their own plan of action for issues that the government and public face. The curriculum includes critical thinking and reflection skills. Student learners are engaged with full colour pages and interesting and varied activities, improving their understanding of the world around them while developing research, reflection, and fine motor skills.
In this 54-page unit, your student learner will study the following topics:
- Types of Government
- Rights and Freedoms: Fundamental Freedoms
- Rights and Freedoms: Rights of Citizens
- Responsibilities of Citizens
- Levels of Government I
- Levels of Government II
- First Nations Governance
- Shared Responsibilities: Healthcare
- Shared Responsibilities: Water Management
- Shared Responsibilities: Waste Management
- Shared Responsibilities: Transportation
- Input from the Public
- Case Study: Homelessness
- Taxation and Public Debt
- Public Activism
As is the case with all of our Schoolio curriculum, this unit includes daily lessons, each with exercises or activities to solidify comprehension, plus answer keys.