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Government, Elections, and Democracy

Democracy and the Rule of Law ▸

What is democracy? How does it keep the powerful in check? Democracy and the Rule of Law explains how democracy helps maintain the rule of law.

Direct Democracy: Plebiscites and Referendums ▸

Direct democracy gives voters the power to decide what the law should be. Direct Democracy looks at the origins of direct democracy in ancient Greece, moves students through Saskatchewan’s history with and current legislation governing direct democracy, and closes with critical considerations of the merits and drawbacks of direct democratic rule.

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.

Municipalities Matter ▸

Municipalities Matter will help students make sense of local elections and law-making processes.

Our Government Our Election ▸

Help students make sense of how Saskatchewan is governed with the revised Our Government, Our Election.

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town: The Learning Resource ▸

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

Albert Camus' The Plague: The Learning Resource