Lesson Plan Template – Manitoba Teachers’ Institute on Parliamentary Democracy
Teacher’s Name: Carrie Pearson
Lesson for: Grade: 6 Course: Social Studies
Cluster 4: Learning Experience: Roles in Manitoba’s Government
6-KP-053- Identify elected or appointed municipal, provincial, and federal
government representatives and describe their responsibilities.
Computer, projector and screen, video conferencing equipment, poster paper, art
Resources (including web sites):
Joining the Herd: A Handbook on Participating in Manitoba’s Government
(January 2007). Prepared by the Manitoba Ombudsman:
Anderson, Alice (1999). The Government of Canada: Response activities created
by Alice Anderson. Vancouver, BC: Davies and Johnson Associates Ltd.
Students will watch a Power Point presentation on the people that work at the
Legislative Assembly in Manitoba.
Students will view website on the Manitoba Legislative Assembly and read
information on the individuals that work at the Assembly.
Students will participate in a video conference with JoAnn McKerlie-Korol that
will include a thorough explanation of the players in the chamber, the number of
constituencies, who sits where and explains the role of the Speaker.
Students will create posters depicting the major players in the Assembly.
Posters will include: a picture, description of the person’s responsibilities
Worksheet “Matching Roles” (www.leg.bc.ca)