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Government: Forms of Government in the Real World Student Activity

Government: Forms of Government in the Real World Student Activity
Government: Forms of Government in the Real World Student Activity
Government: Forms of Government in the Real World Student Activity
Government: Forms of Government in the Real World Student Activity
Government: Forms of Government in the Real World Student Activity
Government: Forms of Government in the Real World Student Activity
Government: Forms of Government in the Real World Student Activity
Government: Forms of Government in the Real World Student Activity
Product Description
In this Government class activity your students will learn about the different forms of government and how they can be classified (direct/representative democracy, theocracy, oligarchy, monarchy, parliamentary, presidential etc.)by using real world government examples. For example, students will examine how a real world monarchy, like the one used in Saudi Arabia, affects life in Saudi Arabia. The overall essential question is: What is it really like to live in countries with different forms of government? This lesson includes a 4 Full Color slide power-point, 8 student worksheets/graphic organizers, 6 short readings/articles, and links to 4 public access internet videos.
In this activity, your students will:
1) Complete Cornell Style Notes on the Forms/Classification of Governments used around the world from a short 4 slide power-point. (worksheet included)
2) Either work in small groups or individually (teacher choice) to examine a specific form of government through the articles, and videos provided, to understand what it is really like to live in that country under that specific form of government.
• The 4 countries featured are: Saudi Arabia (Monarchy/Theocracy), North Korea (Communism/Dictatorship), U.S.A (Presidential-Representative Democracy)and Scotland (Parliamentary-Representative Democracy)
3) Record their research on a worksheet and graphic organizer. (included)
4) Complete a creative assessment/exit card to illustrate their understanding of the different forms of government. (Included)
Teacher STEP-BY-STEP directions are included.

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Total Pages
26 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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