Zealand curriculum framework
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Worksheet 3: Do you want New Zealand to be a Republic?
What is a Republic and should New Zealand become one?
- Level 4: Changes
in power relationships, political beliefs and forces through time.
- Level 5: Political
and constitutional change.
- Level 6: Changing
values and perceptions of organisations, time continuity and change.
- Level 7: Political
change, culture and heritage.
Collect newsclippings of debate on whether New Zealand should become a Republic
In order to do the
following activity the concept of Republic needs to be understood.
- (10 min) Divide
into groups of 3 4. As a group, decide how you would rewrite
one or two of these newsclip headlines in your own words.
- (20 min) One person
from each group reports back to the whole class on their group's findings.
- (10 min) Return
to your earlier group and work out your answer to the question: Do
you want New Zealand to be a Republic or not?
- (20 min) A different
person from the groups reports to the class on your conclusion and