Name: ___________________________ Date: ________________ Class: __________________
Chapter(5:"United"Kingdom"of"Great"Britain"and"
Northern"Ireland"
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In"this"les so n ,"y o u "w ill"lea rn "a b o ut "h o w "a "p arlia mentary"d emocracy"w o rk s "by "w a tc h in g"a "v ide o "a n d"
exploring"an"interactive"website"about"the"parliament"of"the"United"Kingdom."Then,"you"will"read"a"
short"passage"about"similarities"and"differences"between"parliamentary"and "presidential"dem ocracies"
and"complete"a"Venn"diagram."
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Part!1:!Learn!About!Parliament!
1) Watch"the"video"found"at"http://bit.ly/ukparl1"to"learn"
about"how"Parliament"works."As"you"watch"the"video,"
think"about"ho w "the "British"pa rliam en t"and "Prim e"
Minister"are"different"from"the"Congress"a nd "Presid en t"
in"the"Un it ed "S ta te s ."
2) Next,"go"to"the"Parliament"interactive"website"(http://bit.ly/parl650)."Choose"“Save"Settings ” ,"
click"the"red"box"to"open"parliament,"and"see"if"you"can"answer"the"5"quiz"questions"correctly"
before"beginning."
3) After"the"quiz,"begin"your"exploration"with"the"House"of"Commons."Take"the"short"pre-quiz,"
then"explore"th e"icon s."Fo r"eac h"icon ,"click"the"“i”"ico n"for"m o re"info rm atio n."Th ere "is"also"a"
short"video"for"each"section.""
4) After"exploring"the"House"of"Commons,"choose"“Main"Menu”"and"move"on"to"the"House"of"
Lords"and"Monarch."Spend"at"least"10"minutes"in "e ac h "se c tio n "re ad in g "an d "watching"th e "v ide o s ."
5) Finally,"explore"the"Government"and"Parliament"sections."Follow"the"on-screen"promp ts"and"use"
the"right"arrow"to"go "to"th e"ne xt"step ."
6) Complete"the"crossword"puzzle"(http://bit.ly/ukcross1)"and"print"or"dow nlo ad "(s ave "as"PD F )"a"
copy"of"your"answers"to"show"your"teacher."Remember,"you"can"always"go"back"to"the"video"or"
the"interactive"activity"if"you"need"help"completing"the"puzzle."
Part!2:!Two!Types!of!Democracy!
1) Read"this"passage"(http://bit.ly/presparl)""to"learn"abou t"the "differe nce s"be tw ee n" parliamentary"
and"presidential"democracies."
2) On"the"back"of"this"page,"fill"out"the"Venn"diagram."Be"sure"to"include"3-5"items"for"each"section."
They"can"be"based"on"the"reading"and"from"your"knowledge"of"parliamentary"democracies"
(United"Kingd o m )"or"presidential"democracies"(United"Sta tes). "
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Name: ___________________________ Date: ________________ Class: __________________
Chapter(5:"United"Kingdom"of"Great"Britain"and"
Northern"Ireland"
Internet&Activity&
©2017"Clairmont"Press" Page"2"of"2"
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Finished&Early?"Try"this"fun"Pac-Man"game"(http://bit.ly/ukpacman)."Answer"m o re"qu e stion s"ab ou t"
parliament"to"earn"more"lives!"""
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Parliamentary"Democracy"
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