This lesson plan is an excellent anticipatory set for a government unit (or even an entire government course). Student play Rock-Paper-Scissors with three different sets of rules, allowing them to recognize the need for rules in society as well as begin to think about differences in types of governments.
Duration: 30-45 minutes
Objectives: Students will...
... experience the need for government and rule of law
... begin to distinguish between types of government
Includes: detailed lesson plan, lab worksheet and discussion questions
Length: 2 pages