What is Student Council? - Definition, Purpose & Positions


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Which of these is the primary reason for a school district forming a student council?

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1. Committee chairpersons are:

2. The student council adviser is appointed by:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz/worksheet to check your understanding of the functions of student council. They will test students on the purpose of a student council, who is a part of student council, and the activities that it handles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students will be asked questions on the following topics:

  • The primary purpose of student council
  • How committee chairpersons are chosen
  • The selection process of a student council advisor
  • What a student council handbook might include
  • Activities a student council handles

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will help students improve these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most important information from the accompanying lesson on student council functions
  • Making connections - use understanding of who is chosen to be a part of student council and how they are selected
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the responsibilities of student council members

Additional Learning

If you want to know more about this subject, take a look at the accompanying lesson titled What is Student Council? - Definition, Purpose & Positions. It will help you meet these goals and objectives:

  • Define student council
  • Understand student council fundamentals
  • Learn how to get students interested and involved in student council
  • Understand who is in charge of student council