Students build on their understanding of civics and citizenship through the concepts of democracy and particpation. Using familiar contexts, they consider how and why community groups create rules and make decisions. Students think about their own participation in the local community and how this contributes to society.
Course Outline (including curriculum, resources, assessment tasks and excursion ideas links)
Rules Course outline.pdf
Years 1 – 3 programs (45 mins)
Prejudice in Parkesville
Prejudice is a prequel to Larfalot's Letter. Using a big book with puppets, this program uses the imaginary town of Parkesville and its inhabitants to explore the problem of prejudice in the new town of Parkesville and how the residents deal with this issue.
(EYLF Outcome 2)
This book is the sequel to Prejudice in Parkesville. Using a big book with puppets, this program uses the imaginary town of Parkesville and its inhabitants to explore the concept of rules forming a constitution and the democratic process of voting to elect representatives.
(EYLF Outcome 2; ACHASSK070; ACHASSK071)
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Pre Visit Resources
Post Visit Resources
All about democracy.pdf