Students having trouble understanding the various functions of government? Make sure that your students are able to tell the difference between some of the key terms and vocabulary involved in this important topic. This would be a perfect assessment or interactive notebook activity after teaching government duties. Students are asked to cut out each sentence and decide whether it fits with the category of Manage conflict, protect rights, appointing, bills, laws, or enforcing laws. They then glue under the correct heading on the included sheet OR paste into a social studies interactive journal. An answer key is included for easy grading.
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