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How to use the PR system of voting activity

Added: 26 Oct 2016 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Lesson Plan

In this group work activity students examine the PR system of voting by examining mock ballot papers for a student council election. This is a useful activity for the teaching of ESD to Junior Cycle students

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Suggestions for use: This could be used as a group work activity. The teacher may act as a facilitator, to enhance students understanding of the PR system of voting and the democratic procedures used in schools when choosing people as representatives to the student council


Strand: Democracy

Strand unit: The Student Council


Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • begin to explore the concept of democracy

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  • Asset type: Document
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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