Alternative Vote & First Past the Post simulation

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Wed, 2011-05-04 19:33

Numeracy: Functional Maths

Literacy: Functional English - reading

General: Generic resources for literacy, numeracy and beyond

Context: Independent living, News, Politics &Government items

Level: E1, E2, E3

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity

A simulation of the AV and FPTP voting system first used in an Entry Level Functional Maths and English class on Referendum day May 5th 2011.

Students vote for their favourite chocolate and compare the results when using the two different systems.

Resource includes AV and FPTP ballot papers, ballot box labels and a polling station poster. Plus links to voting information videos and easy-read referendum information leaflets.

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4 pages
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