Wednesday, 27 April 2011
Assignment #24: Canadian Political Parties
A: create a campaign poster for one of the candidates in next week's election
B: decide who you would be voting for if you were 18 or older and either present three compelling reasons orally or in writing
Read this article. When you have read the text, click on some of the hyperlinks to learn more about the political parties and candidates.
Then make a choice of which task (A or B listed above) you would like to complete.
More information and marking criteria:
Select either task A or B
Learn about the political parties of Canada and make a poster for one of the candidates who is running for Prime Minister. Make sure to include at least two important statements that will tell Canadians why they should vote for your candidate (these must be based on facts and in your own words).
Bonus: The five political parties discussed in today’s article use colours in their advertisements to help Canadians identify their messages. Use the chart below to make sure you are using the correct colour for your candidate!
Conservatives – Stephen Harper (Blue)
Liberals – Michael Ignatieff (Red)
NDP – Jack Layton (Orange)
Bloc Quebecois – Gilles Duceppe (Purple)
Green Party – Elizabeth May (Green)
Marking criteria for Task A
-accuracy of information
-at least two statements to support your candidate