Dynamic, 3-day lesson to introduce the various political philosophies in existence.
Using the attached graphic organizer, this series of highly visual, highly engaging PowerPoint slides guides students through assumptions and generalizations about the nature of the left-to-right Political continuum, then breaks down the philosophies of each of the following 8 political ideologies:
Each of the 8 ideologies are broken down with historical context and examples.
Also included are 20 scenarios (some fictitious, some real) that allow students to connect the ideas to the ideologies on the political spectrum. These include Toy Story, Smurfs, Walking Dead, school scenarios, Lord of the Flies, The Soviet Union, Mussolini, Hitler, and more.
The Graphic organizer is attached in both PDF and MS WORD format.