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All 4 Each: A Unit to Empower Co-operative Consciousness ▸

All 4 Each explores the legal and operational frameworks of co-operatives.

Subject Social Studies
Grades 8
Topics Co-operatives
Courts and our Legal System ▸

Courts and our Legal System explains the structure of Canada's courts and their role in our legal system.

Subject Social Studies, Law
Grades 12
Topics Courts
Democracy and the Rule of Law ▸

To ensure that democracy works for all of us, we need to understand what democracy is, how democracy works, and how checks and balances keep the powerful in check. Democracy and the Rule of Law begins with the idea of democracy, then scaffolds students into understandings about liberal democratic systems of government and the rule of law.

From Dream to Reality: The Story of Treaty Land Entitlement ▸

Land for the exclusive use of First Nations was promised when the Treaties were first entered into, yet fulfilling this debt has only recently been addressed head-on. From Dream to Reality explores how Treaty Land Entitlement is being addressed.

Subject Native Studies
Grades 12
Topics Treaties
Lord of the Flies: The Novel Study ▸

William Golding's tale of boys stranded on a tropical island has been described as "a compulsory stop of any surveyor of the English novel after the Second World War." Lord of the Flies: The Novel Study uses the Law 30 curriculum as a frame to provoke classroom discussion and critical thought about the ideas of the rule of law and the process of governance.

Subject Law, English
Grades 12
Municipalities Matter ▸

Completely revised for the new Saskatchewan Social Studies 8 curriculum, Municipalities Matter introduces local electoral and law-making processes.

Subject Social Studies
Grades 8
My Co-operative Adventure ▸

My Co-operative Adventure explores the legal and operational frameworks of co-operatives. Iit is specifically designed to meet learning objectives of Module 5 of Entrepreneurship 30. As well, its first two lessons can be used to fulfill the co-operative-associated objectives of Social Studies 30.

No Matter What: Me and My Family ▸

Dealing with separation and divorce is tough, even for the most secure and well-adjusted child. No Matter What provides teachers and parents with ideas to encourage kids to discuss their feelings about changing family situations, and provides background information on family law and types of parenting arrangements.

No Vehicles in the Park ▸

This activity on interpreting laws shows how it is impossible to write a perfectly understandable law, applicable in all situations.

Subject Social Studies, Law
Grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Topics Activities
Our Government Our Election Second Edition ▸

Designed for senior Social Studies, Our Government, Our Election is a Saskatchewan-specific introduction to government, politics and elections.

Subject Social Studies, Law
Grades 10, 11, 12
R. v. Wyler Mock Trial Kit ▸

This step-by-step guide makes it easy to implement a mock trial in Social Science or Arts Education classrooms. Included are criminal fact situations, trial scripts, diagrams, courtroom personnel profiles, and instructions.

Grades 8, 12
Topics Mock Trial
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town: The Learning Resource ▸

An exploration of how the law relates to Stephen Leacock’s classic novel.

Teaching Youth Justice ▸

What is the Youth Criminal Justice Act and how does it work to meet the unique needs of young people? Teaching Youth Justice introduces the YCJA and its role in the lives of young Canadians.

Treaties and the Law ▸

Treaties and the Law supports teachers of all disciplines looking to implement treaty education in their classroom. The Informational Backgrounder is for all teachers, and the Teacher Resource Guide is designed with high school lesson plans, activities, and handouts.

Grades 12
Topics Treaties
Visiting a Courthouse ▸

Information for teachers to get the most out of a class courthouse visit.

Subject Social Studies, Law
Grades 8, 12
Topics Courts