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New Fortnightly Quiz – Election Details and a Teaching Resource

 

The new fortnightly quiz is now on-line. Either go to the Fortnightly Quiz page or click here.

Test your understanding of the New Zealand electoral system.

Unlike the system, you may try this quiz as many times as you like.

You may like to talk about the elections as a family or class. This teaching resource is provided by the Elections Electoral Commission. The resource details are below and the unit itself can be downloaded here.


YOUR VOICE, YOUR CHOICE: HAVE YOUR SAY

Curriculum Links

Social Sciences (Social Studies)
Conceptual strand:

Identity, Culture and Organisation

Students learn about society and communities and how they function.  They also learn about the diverse cultures and identities of people within those communities and about the effects on the participation of groups and individuals.

Level 3 (Years 5-6) Students will gain knowledge, skills and experience to:

  • understand how groups make and implement rules and laws
  • understand how people make decisions about access to and use of resources.
Level 4 (Years 7-8) Students will gain knowledge, skills and experience to:

  • understand how the ways in which leadership of groups is acquired and exercised have consequences for communities and societies
  • understand how formal and informal groups make decisions that impact communities
  • understand how people participate individually and collectively in response to community challenges.