ERIC Number: ED408210
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Canada Votes: How We Elect Our Government. Second Revised Edition.
This information book provides a student text on voting procedures in Canada. The short sections provide easy reading on the federal electoral process in Canada. Students read about who can vote, how and when women and minorities won voting rights, the different parties, the voting process --both present and past, and election day happenings. Students also follow a candidate on the campaign trail and watch the media coverage of the events. The table of contents lists the following: (1) "The Right to Vote"; (2) "Who Can Vote?"; (3) "Who's the Boss?"; (4) "Get on the List!"; (5) "An Unusual Map"; (6) "Let's Have a Party!"; (7) "Parliament"; (8) "Watch Out for Mrs. Smith!"; (9) "Thank You, Nurses!"; (10) "Now You Have It, Now You Don't"; (11) "Lessons From History"; (12) "See How They Run"; (13) "'Getting to Know You...'"; (14) "Run for the Money"; (15) "'How Do I Look?'"; (16) "Say It Louder, Please!"; (17) "Voting Underwater"; (18) "Election Day at Last!"; and (19) "After the Doors Close." Contains a 40-term glossary and an index. (EH)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Civics, Elections, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Political Campaigns, Political Candidates, Political Science, Politics, Social Studies, Voter Registration, Voting, Voting Rights
Kids Can Press, Ltd., 29 Birch Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 1E2 Canada ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Canada Council, Ottawa (Ontario).; Ontario Council for the Arts, Toronto.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada