Charter of Rights and Freedoms Powerpoint

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Charter of
Rights and
Freedoms
How does the Charter of Rights
protect an individual?
Introductory Question:
 Should
girls be allowed to play hockey
with boys?
Four Corner Debate
 On
a rating scale how do you feel about
the question
Group students according to:
1- Yes, definitely!
 2- Sure, it’s OK
 3- No, I don’t think so
 4- No, definitely not!
As a group discuss why you feel the way you
do.
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Group presents their opinion
and rationale to the class.
Girls should be allowed to play
hockey with boys.
Cons
Pros
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Evaluate your original position
and revisit the question.
 Do
you feel differently and why?
How could you communicate your
beliefs to the governments?
Why do you believe that your
method of communication would be
effective?
“I can play, but may I?”
p. 28 Read and discuss
Are there any other sports
that are different for boys
and girls?
Have you ever been treated
unfairly?
 Describe
the event by explaining why the
rule was unfair.
 Who
made the rule? Was it challenged?
 Would
others agree that the treatment
was unfair?
Read page 29
words matter!
 discriminate
against someone - treat
someone in a certain because of their
race, gender, age, or other factor.
 challenge
the law- you go to court to try
to get it changed
How did Justine’s challenge
affect Canadian society?
How did Justine’s challenge
affect Canadian society?
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influenced attitudes
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made people aware of rights
Who benefits from the court
decision?
Who benefits from the court
decision?
 Justine
 other
girls who want to play on male
teams
 people who have been treated unfairly in
sports
 male teams because there are now more
good players to choose from
Who stands to lose?
Who stands to lose?
 possibly
male teams because they don’t
have total control over their policies
 tradition of having same sex teams could
disappear
Would it be fair to have
males play on female
teams?
Why or why not?
VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES (WOMEN)
THE VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES (MEN)
In “What Are Our Rights and Freedoms” booklet
complete:
- Chapter 2 Vocabulary
- Rights and Freedoms
Review as a class
Discuss
“ Rights or Privilege”
Individual
Collective
“Types of
Charter Rights”
& “Charter of
Rights and
Freedoms”
Read page 31-34 to
answer
As a class read “Canadian
Charter of Rights and
Freedoms” & “A Short
Summary of the Canadian
Charter of Rights and
Freedoms” (in booklet)
Complete “Rights and
Freedoms in the
Charter”
Introduce “Adinak and the
Charter of Rights and
Freedoms” from ABC LAWPAC
Review each
of the stories in
AdinakStudents
complete the
questions
individually
Summative Assessment
Develop a guide to
responsible citizenship
“ Understanding our Rights
and Responsibilities”

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