Forms of Government Teacher Resources

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Comparing Utah's Past and Present Government

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research the past and present forms of government in Utah. In this government studies lesson students analyzes different forms of government and work with a group to gather information about how Utah was/is run and then...
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Operation Iraqi Democracy

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this lesson, students consider various forms of government and examine the idea of political sovereignty, then prepare outlines for oral presentations on international models of government. For homework, they write response papers...
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North Korea-A True Totalitarian Government

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders analyze the differences among various forms of government to determine how power is acquired and used. They need to have a strong background regarding the rise of totalitarian governments after The Great War and the...
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Colonial America and Roots of Government

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students identify 50 States and the major geographic features, regions, and political representation of each. In connection, they investigate the causes and effects of European colonization on North America. They identify the formation...
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Origins of the American Republic

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students discuss the causes and outcomes of the American Revolution and the need for the American republic form of government.
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Democracy in Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider words that reflect their knowledge and opinions about democracy. They work in groups to research countries that have recently transitioned to democratic forms of government.
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Kings, Knights, And Countrymen

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students look back in time into the feudal form of government. They view Powerpoint presentations to take them back in time.
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Building A Nation

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students build their own nation in groups where they create a name, flag, declaration of independence, form of government, mathematical layout, and more. In this nation lesson plan, students also provide a scale drawing of their nation...
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The Legacy of Ancient Greece and Rome

For Students 7th - 8th
Where did the inspiration for the US government system come from? From the ancient Greeks and Romans, of course. Scholars define nine terms relating to Greek and Roman government, complete a graphic organizer, and list the greatest...
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My County Works

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A 22-page packet sheds light on the hard work taking place at a county's seat. Scholars read brief informational text and fill in information about their own county workers. Pages take you to a department around the county site each...
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The Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and examine the Declaration of Independence and ascertain its true intent and its eventual realization. Then they analyze the Declaration of Independence and summarize the intentions of the Declaration. Students also...
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English Settlements in North America, A Royal Charter from the King

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders develop a colony to be evaluated by the teacher in the role of a "Royal Inspector". In this social studies lesson plan, 5th graders design aspects of a successful society by planning forms of government, politics, and an...
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"All Men Are Created Equal"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the premise of the United States' Democracy. They list the major elements of the document. Students reflect on the inequalities of the late 1700's premise of other units. They complete a KWL chart about the Declaration...
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Capitalism and Socialism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Capitalism, socialism, communism ... these may seem like a whole bunch of isms to your scholars. High schoolers won't  confuse them after completing an informative resource. Your class masters how to use primary sources to critically...
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Diversity Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore diversity through government. In this diversity instructional activity, students use types of government as a way to understand the importance of diversity. Students use "diversity beans" to facilitate discussion with...
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Politics and Power

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the various systems of government.  In this government lesson, 9th graders analyze how power is acquired and used in each type of government.  Students research and create a presentation on a type of government and...
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Master of the Radio

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the four types of government in Ancient Greece. They participate in carefully constructed role playing scenarios where the person with the power in each situation controls the radio.
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Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how the French and American revolutions influenced and emergence of free press in these countries. Students explore the link between government control of the press and the type of government. They compare and contrast...
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Compare the United States Government with Other Political Systems

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars explore the U.S. form of government and illustrate other forms of government found throughout the world. They explain the similarities and differences between the U.S and other governments.
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Discovering Aristotle's Three Forms

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students, working in small groups, role play different kinds of governments--oligarchy, monarchy, dictatorship, and democratic republic. They portray their form of government in a skit, while other groups guess which kind of government...
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Politics: From Royalty to Democracy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore forms of government in the Middle East. In this government systems lesson, students watch videos, listen to lectures, and explore websites regarding the forms of government in the Middle East
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Comparing Canadian and U.S. Political Systems and Political Campaigns

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this political systems lesson, students conduct research to compare and contrast the forms of government in the United States and...
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Authority Figures

For Teachers 1st
First graders simulate that they have been stranded on a desert island. They are not going to be rescued and they have to figure out who is in charge, form a government, and how many levels of leadership there needs to be.
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Comparing Sparta and Athens

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are taught the differences between totalitarianism and democracy. They discuss the historical roots of the democratic tradition. Students are introduced to the term totalitarianism and are told that it is a form of...