What is federalism, and why should we care? Where does federal power end and state power begin? And, perhaps most importantly, what role does money play in this whole process?!
"Federalism in Focus" is a forty--page mini-curriculum, written with these questions in mind. Whether you are teaching Civics, U.S. Government or preparing a Home School curriculum, this concise-yet-thorough lesson plan can help bring the subject alive for your students!
Featuring photos, archival newsreel stills, and a step-by-step analysis of all relevant constitutional passages, this essay covers the following topics and more:
1. Federalism vs other forms of government; 2. Power: Expressed, Implied, Inherent, Reserved, etc.; 3. Becoming a state; 4. Federal Funds: Categorical vs Block Grants, Revenue Sharing, Mandates, etc.
Each purchase is accompanied by the informational text "Federalism in Focus,"
as well as the following materials:
---Federalism in Focus Vocabulary Exercise
---Federalism in Focus Constitutional, Governmental + Legislative Terms Exercise
---Federalism in Focus Reading Comprehension Quiz
---Federalism and Federal Funds Worksheet
---American Federalism Worksheet
---Relations Among the States Worksheet
MashAvz strives to create academic material that is intelligent, fun and appealing to the eye. We hope that our curriculums will stoke your students' intellectual curiosity and love of the arts, while also instilling in them a great respect for the world's diversity.