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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.

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
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.

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