Lesson 17 - Civics - Year 9 - civil and criminal law


This is the 17th lesson of this topic Civics therefore only a small sample of the lesson will be demonstrated. 

There are 36 slides in this power point.

This lesson is on Criminal and Civil law, students learn what the difference is and then in the activity identify the differences.


  • 60 second crime list
  • Sort list into serious and less serious
  • Power point for note taking by students
  • Film
  • Checklist to use to determine criminal or civil crime
  • Students go back to list and decide if it is a criminal of civil crime
  • Students are given a list of crime and identify criminal/civil
  • Mind map creation of criminal and civil law
  • Students are given a table to do a newspaper search of crimes