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3. Note/Material
4 Group Activities
5. Videos
6. Quiz
7. Exercises
8. Residence Assignment
9. Presentation

Unit of Inquiry Planner

Grade: VII Teachers: Sushil Silwal

Theme

Overview

An Inquiry into: District Assembly and District Coordination

Students will explore about becoming familiar about administrative division of the country into district assembly and district coordination in the local level according to the Federalism

Central Idea The District Assembly and district coordination in the local executive has been formed for the co-ordination and essential management among the Village Executives and Town Executive within the district to carry out democratic rules and justice from central level to the local level.
Line of Inquiry
  1. District and Development (Form)
  2. Formation of District Co-ordination Committee (Form)
  3. Power and Functions of the District Coordination (Function and Responsibility)
Key Concepts Form, Function, Constitution Related Concepts

Local Level, District, District Development Committee,

Subject Competencies Students’ desired learning outcomes include learning about the district, district development committee(DDC), formation of DDC and its roles
Skills Thinking Skills

Social Skills

Content Connection to Language Arts
Content Connection to Social Studies Content Connection to Science
Content Connection to Math Content Connection to other subjects (Robotics)
Content Connection to Art, Music and PE Content Connection to Computer
Learning Plan (Activities)
  1. District and Development

Day 1

Activity 1:

Introduction

Fill the 75 districts of Nepal in the map of Nepal and colour each district with a different colour.

Brainstorm:

The students will be asked few questions based on the type of division i.e. Physical and Political (Administrative) division. Then their information will be organized according to hierarchy by asking them making prior connection with the previous lesson of Grade 6 for the local level making connection with the elections that took place this year.

Day 2

Formation of DDC

Introduction:

Activity 1

  1. The students will be asked about administrative division as a revision(5mins)

Brainstorm:

Activity 2

  1. The students will be asked few teachers provoked questions based on what they learnt in Grade 6 based on introduction, formation and functions of the Local Level such as V.D.C / Municipality.

Body of New Information

Activity 3

  1. The students will be asked to brainstorm on “How is district development committee formed”?

The students will be briefed about the formation of the DDC with the help of a chart in the board.

Activity 4

The students will be asked to tell about their prior knowledge on the formation of District Council.

Then the students will be taught about the formation with the help of chart.

Day 3

Formation of DDC

(Form)

Activity 1 (Mock Election at local level to understand the District Assembly) according to constitution of 2072.

  1. The students will be briefed as a revision about the constituent of a district and they will be divided as per step 1 below.
  2. They will be taught that each Metropolitan, Sub-metropolitan, municipality or Rural Municipality comprises of wards. They will be told to complete the step 2 below. They will be told to elect the chairperson and vice chairperson as per step 2. Each table will be considered as one ward
  3. Then they will be taught that each Metropolitan, Sub metropolitan, municipality and Rural Municipality will have a Mayor and Deputy Mayor. They will be asked to vote for it.

Now, We will form a District Assembly in the class by revising the following steps.

  1. The six tables will be assigned as a constituent of the district as Metropolitan (2 groups as two wards only), Sub metropolitan (2 groups as two wards only), Municipality (1 group as 1 ward only) and Rural Municipality (1 group as 1 ward only)
  2. There will be ward within each. Hence, they will all be considered as chairperson and vice-chairperson of their respective ward for each. Since we do not have enough people or wards within the metropolitan or RMC in the classrom, we will select only one set from each as Chairperson or vice-chairperson keeping in mind that one of them is male and other is female.

 

  1. Each group will be asked to elect a Mayor and a Deputy Mayor for their Metropolitan, sub metropolitan, municipality or RMC. (One should be male and other should be female).

Then the students will be explained about it for clarification.

Activity 2

Formation of District Co-ordination Committee (Form)

The students will form a district coordination committee too

  1. Power and Functions of the District Coordination (Function and Responsibility)

Activity 1

If you are the Mayor of Metropolitan, sub metropolitan, municipality or Rural Municipality or Chairperson of ward of any of them, which development works would you give priority? and Why? Make the priority from 1 to 5.

Priority Table

Priority No Development Works Reason for priority
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth

 

Activity 2

The students will be asked to make the power and functions of the Metropolitan, sub metropolitan, municipality or Rural Municipality or any ward in the form of table showing the similarities and dissimilarities based on previous year.

Similarities of Metropolitan, sub metropolitan, municipality or Rural Municipality or any ward Dissimilarities of Metropolitan, sub metropolitan, municipality or Rural Municipality or any ward
Metropolitan Sub-metropolitan Municipality Rural Municipality Ward

Activity 3: The student will be told about the functions, duties and powers of the District Assembly

Stand-alone subjects/objectives
Formative Assessments
  1. District and Development (Form)

Activities:

1. a. Why is Nepal divided into Seventy-five districts?

b. Who is CDO?

c. What is decentralization?

2. How many districts are there in Eastern Development Region? Draw the map of the Eastern Development Region and label them.

3. How many districts are there in Central Development Region? Draw the map of the Eastern Development Region and label them.

4. How many districts are there in Western Development Region? Draw the map of the Eastern Development Region and label them.

5. How many districts are there in Mid-Western Development Region?  Draw the map of the Eastern Development Region and label them.

6. How many district are there in Far-Western Development region? Draw the map of the Eastern Development Region and label them.

  1. Formation of District Co-ordination Committee (Form)
  2. Who elects member of DDC from each Illaka? What is the process?
  3. What is parliament?
  4. What is council?
  5. What is the full form of DDC? Write about it.
  6. Power and Functions of the District Coordination (Function and Responsibility)
  7. Write the functions of DDC?
  8. What is a calamity?
  9. What is audit?
  10. What is philanthropist?
Key

Vocabulary

District Development Committee, Its power and functions

actual

constitution

essential

implement

provincial

sustainable

deterioration

drainage

erosion

ex-officio

framework

sanitation

Development Works in a district

barren

edible

faculties

terrain

topography

Summative Assessment
  1. District and Development (Form)

The students will be given few quiz questions based on the topic to complete at home.

  1. Formation of District Co-ordination Committee (Form)

The students will be given few quiz questions based on the topic to complete at home.

  1. Power and Functions of the District Coordination (Function and Responsibility)

The students will be given few quiz questions based on the topic to complete at home.

Modifications /

Extensions

Texts /

Resources

Reading Materials

  1. District and Development
  2. Part 17 (Local Executive) and Article 220 (District Assembly and District Coordination Committee) from The constitution of Nepal 2072
  3. Formation of DDC
  4. Power and Functions of District Development Committee
Field Trips The Projects
  1. The students will be asked to research about the various districts of Nepal along with the various Metropolitan, sub metropolitan, municipality or Rural Municipality within each district as individual project work.
Time line
  1. District and Development (Form)
  2. Formation of District Co-ordination Committee (Form)
  3. Power and Functions of the District Coordination (Function and Responsibility)
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