May 14th, 2013, marks British Columbia’s 40th provincial general election. BC teachers and students are invited to explore the issues with a special set of activities.
Students of all ages can explore the meaning and importance of elections as a part of their Civics lessons. Election issues and practices allow students to enhance their understanding of the Canadian government, democracy, and their own roles as active citizens. In addition to the activities featured, we also urge teachers to register for Student Vote Day – a great initiative designed to provide students with experiential learning experiences.
Use these election-themed activities to give your students a creative way to demonstrate their understanding of the issues as they prepare for Student Vote Day.