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Articles of Confederation and Constitutional Convention
Articles of Confederation - Types of Governments
Aim: Why do we need a government? What types of government are there?
Included in this resource:
• Title page
• Create your own government Do Now/Motivation activity
• The Need for Government reading passage with scaffolding questions
• Types of Government reading passage with application activity
• Application/Higher Order Thinking/Closing questions
• Answer Key for Teachers
Students will research the definition of and reasons for government within a nation; first by creating their own government & discussing in a whole-group setting; activity and discussion of need for government and types of governments: direct democracy, limited monarchy, aristocracy, dictatorship, oligarchy, representative democracy, absolute monarchy
Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary
Differentiation: cooperative (may work with a partner according to teacher's discretion for questions or application activities)
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