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Finding the Balance

Write a persuasive paragraph recommending how responsibilities should be shared between the provincial and local governments.

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome - What are the responsibilities of local governments (i.e., bylaws, taxes, services)? (PADM)
Specific Outcome - What are the responsibilities of the provincial government (i.e., laws, taxes, services)? (PADM)
Specific Outcome 6.S.1.2 - Students will critically evaluate ideas, information and positions
Specific Outcome 6.S.1.3 - Students will re-evaluate personal opinions to broaden understanding of a topic or an issue
Specific Outcome 6.S.1.4 - Students will generate original ideas and strategies in individual and group activities
Specific Outcome 6.S.4.1 - Students will propose and apply new ideas, strategies and options, supported with facts and reasons, to contribute to decision  making and problem solving
Specific Outcome 6.S.4.2 - Students will consider multiple perspectives when dealing with issues, decisions making and problem solving
Specific Outcome 6.S.8.1 - Students will express opinions and present perspectives and information in a variety of forms such as oral or written presentations, speeches or debates
Specific Outcome 6.S.8.3 - Students will use skills of informal debate to persuasively express differing viewpoints regarding an issue
Specific Outcome 6.S.8.4 - Students will respond appropriately to comments and questions, using language respectful of human diversity
Specific Outcome 6.S.8.5 - Students will listen to others to understand their perspectives
Specific Outcome 6.S.8.7 - Students will communicate effectively through appropriate forms, such as speeches, reports and multimedia presentations, applying information technologies that serve particular audiences and purposes
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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