Co-opt the popularity of the Pokemon Go fervor to teach students about, assess their knowledge of, or review the Principles of Government. Includes a Pokemon character for each principle of government listed below. Each character includes information about the principle's origin, a definition/description, and look for's (how to recognize it). Each character includes a brief activity (reading; quote analysis; images; videos; political cartoons; etc.) and a response prompt students must complete in order to earn "candy" to evolve their Pokemon. Activities have two versions-- one to utilize technology through QR codes and one for the low-tech classroom. Includes instructions for prep and running the activity. Students will want to "catch 'em all!"
Checks and Balances
Separation of Powers
Rule of Law
Majority Rule with Minority Rights
Consent of the Governed