Worksheet 2: Choosing your preferred political party
Party politics, policies and philosophies
Find a photo of candidates campaigning for election
Divide into groups of 3 - 4 people, under the heading
of a political party of your choice. Choose a name for your party
that reflects its emphasis. For instance: "Clean Green",
"Extreme Fun", or "World Domination".
- (30 min)
In your smaller group, design the front page of a brochure for
your political party. Include at least one policy you advocate.
a 2 - 3 minute campaign speech that could be used to present
the pamphlet to a political meeting.
- (25 min)
Present the campaign speech and leaflet to your class.
- (5 min)
Now using the procedure suggested in Worksheet 1, cast your
vote in a secret ballot for the political party you want to
be your 'government'.