Help your students understand the concepts of dictatorship, democracy, and other forms of government through this rich piece of literature! This resource will get your students' wheels turning in regards to the many forms of government. Yertle provides great representation of a king, and the book leads students into a discussion about why certain types of government exist.
This resource includes:
an anticipatory set, including ideas for how to begin the conversation about government with your students.
a read aloud guide, including stopping points and thoughtful, critical questions to ask your students along the way.
a group activity that allows students to deepen their understanding about government, using the mentor text as their evidence.
an exit slip, which allows students to indicate their level of understanding and comfort with various forms of government.
An answer key is provided for your convenience!
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