Our Exploring democracy series provides lesson plans and slide shows to help teachers cover strand 3 of the junior cycle CSPE (Civic, Social and Political Education) - A citizenship course.

Lessons checklist

Overview

Lessons checklist

Use this checklist as a guide to the Exploring Democracy series. You could print the checklist and use it to document your class's progress through the course.

CSPE: A citizenship course | Exploring democracy

Tue, 1 Sep

Power and influence | Lesson plan

Power and influence | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Power and influence | Slide show

Power and influence | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

How decisions are made | Lesson plan

How decisions are made | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

How decisions are made | Slide show

How decisions are made | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Systems of government | Lesson plan

Systems of government | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Systems of government | Slide show

Systems of government | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Government in Ireland | Lesson plan

Government in Ireland | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Government in Ireland | Slide show

Government in Ireland | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Citizens and the state | Lesson plan

Citizens and the state | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Citizens and the state | Slide show

Citizens and the state | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Voting | Lesson plan

Voting | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Voting | Slide show

Voting | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Democratic institutions | Lesson plan

Democratic institutions | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Democratic institutions | Slide show

Democratic institutions | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Strengths and weaknesses of democracy | Lesson plan

Strengths and weaknesses of democracy | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Strengths and weaknesses of democracy | Slide show

Strengths and weaknesses of democracy | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Young people and the law | Lesson plan

Young people and the law | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Young people and the law | Slide show

Young people and the law | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Our laws, our Constitution | Lesson plan

Our laws, our Constitution | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Our laws, our Constitution | Slide show

Our laws, our Constitution | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

How laws are enforced | Lesson plan

How laws are enforced | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

How laws are enforced | Slide show

How laws are enforced | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Debate a Bill | Lesson plan

Debate a Bill | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Debate a Bill | Slide show

Debate a Bill | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

How laws change society | Lesson plan

How laws change society | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

How laws change society | Slide show

How laws change society | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Gender equality in politics | Lesson plan

Gender equality in politics | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Gender equality in politics | Slide show

Gender equality in politics | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Changing society | Lesson plan

Changing society | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Changing society | Slide show

Changing society | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Media freedom | Lesson plan

Media freedom | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Media freedom | Slide show

Media freedom | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Digital media and European elections | Lesson plan

Digital media and European elections | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Digital media and European elections | Slide show

Digital media and European elections | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Print media and elections | Lesson plan

Print media and elections | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Print media and elections | Slide show

Print media and elections | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Broadcast media and local elections | Lesson plan

Broadcast media and local elections | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Broadcast media and local elections | Slide show

Broadcast media and local elections | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Conclusion | Lesson plan

Conclusion | Lesson plan (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Conclusion | Slide show

Conclusion | Slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Participate in a mock referendum | Democracy action

Participate in a mock referendum | Democracy action (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Participate in a mock referendum | Democracy action slide show

Participate in a mock referendum | Democracy action slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Participate in a mock election count using PR-STV | Democracy action

Participate in a mock election count using PR-STV | Democracy action (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Participate in a mock election count using PR-STV | Democracy action slide show

Participate in a mock election count using PR-STV | Democracy action slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Organise a consultation | Democracy action

Organise a consultation | Democracy action (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Organise a consultation | Democracy action slide show

Organise a consultation | Democracy action slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Hold a mock election using PR-STV | Democracy action

Hold a mock election using PR-STV | Democracy action (PDF)

Tue, 1 Sep

Hold a mock election using PR-STV | Democracy action slide show

Hold a mock election using PR-STV | Democracy action slide show (PPTX)

Tue, 1 Sep

Hold a mock election using PR-STV | Results spreadsheet

Hold a mock election using PR-STV | Results spreadsheet (XLSX)

Thu, 23 Jul

Lessons checklist | Exploring democracy

Lessons checklist | Exploring democracy (PDF)