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									Lesson Plan Template – Manitoba Teachers’ Institute on Parliamentary Democracy

Name of teacher: Brian Martel

Grade level: 9

Course: Social Studies (Canada in the Contemporary World)

Cluster: 2 (Democracy and Governance in Canada)

Learning activity:
    Provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of
    some Francophone public figures who contributed to political life in Manitoba, as
    well as a better understanding and knowledge of the current political system.
    Note - Students must have a sound knowledge of the parliamentary system,
    including the election process, prior to beginning this lesson.

Learning outcomes:
    Before beginning this section, it would be beneficial to review Schedule 1.26
      (preamble on Francophone rights) in order to develop a better knowledge of the
      history of the French language in Manitoba.
    Further develop section 3 – Vers une société juste (Building a Just Society) (We
      can expand on CP-045 – factors related to Aboriginal self-determination by
      acknowledging the contributions of Manitoba’s Francophones and Francophiles).

   whiteboard
   overhead projector
   computer(s)
   television and DVD player

Resources (including Web sites):
    Les Canadiens et leur système de gouvernement (6e édition) (How Canadians
      Govern Themselves) (6th ed.) - Eugene A. Forsey (produced by the Library of
      Parliament, Canada) printable booklet:
    www.sfm-mb.ca/
    Les Canadiens et leur gouvernement : un guide de ressources (Canadians and
      their Government: A Resource Guide)
      www.pch.gc.ca/progs/pec-csp/resource/index_f.cfm www.pch.gc.ca/progs/pec-
    www.radio-canada.ca/
    Legislative Assembly of Manitoba: www.gov.mb.ca
    Le parlement du Canada – trousse d’enseignement (Parliament of Canada –
      teaching kit): www.parl.gc.ca/education

                                     Brian Martel
      Web site highlighting the contribution of Franco-Manitoban public figures:
      Elections Canada: www.elections.ca
      Réseau Éducation-Médias (Media Awareness Network):
      Société historique de Saint-Boniface: www.shsb.mb.ca

    draw a time line on the board or overhead projector indicating important events
       with respect to language rights in Manitoba (e.g.: the schools question)
    initiate a discussion with students to raise their awareness of the successes and
       challenges of the time
    compile a list of political and other public figures who have contributed to
       Francophone rights

    develop projects on various Francophone public figures involved in politics
       (advertising campaign posters, television, newspaper or radio ads, speech made
       during election campaign) including highlights of the campaign themes that
       would be beneficial to the Franco-Manitoban community

    hold a forum or debate in order to better understand the position of candidates
       with respect to issues in the Francophone community
    possibility of holding a mock election involving the candidates who have decided
       to run

    students can perform a self-evaluation of their projects
    formative evaluation by teacher

                                      Brian Martel

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