Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Social Studies 10: Notebook on Canadian Legal System

Much of your assessment on the content of the Legal/Judicial System will be through an interactive notebook that you will produce.  It is your responsibility to keep up with your notes and notebook.  I will list what should be found on each page here as a reference so you can check it before you hand it in.

Canada's Legal System Interactive Notebook Assignment:

**Remember odd numbered pages the holes are on the left, even numbered pages your holes are on the right.

Page 1:  Title page & table of contents (don't forget your NAME!)

Page 2:  Your thoughts on two questions:
Q:  Why do you think we have laws?
Q:  Why do you think people break laws?

-plus class notes on these from class discussion
-differentiate between rights & responsibilities
(if above two move onto another page, adjust page numbers accordingly and in your table of contents)

Page 3:  The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (hand out)
Page 4: Charter of Rights and Freedoms chart/worksheet with case studies

Page 5:  Mind Map - read p. 271-280 show me your understanding of the content on these pages in the form of a mind map/graphic organizer.  This should include any definitions etc...

Page 6 & 7:  charts on court system including triangle chart you filled in

Page 8:  Your thoughts on two questions:
Q:  Do you think people should go to prison/jail when they break the law?
Q:  What is the purpose of prisons in the Canadian Justice system?

Plus notes on penal system (may go onto page 9) and little worksheet on summary & indictable offences

Page 9:  Questions on the death penalty

Page 10:  Pro's & Con's chart on regulation of the internet from pp289-90 (Q#1 p. 290provide a two sentence summary not a paragraph) plus create a chart showing continuity and change with technology and the law

Page 11/12:   Notes on Mens Rea & Actus reus + case studies (provide a two sentence summary not a paragraph) plus create a chart showing continuity and change with technology and the law

Page 13/14:  Notes on youth and the law plus chart with continuity and change of youth and law from 1895-present

Page 15: Inside Canada's prisons
Page 16:  Backside of prison's sheet question to come at end of documentary.






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