A one-page warm-up I made for my Civics students comparing local government offices to both state and federal offices. I display this on the document projector-- I have also printed and used as a handout or worksheet.
This activity uses analogies
A one-page extension exercise I created for my Civics students to practice identifying what role the media is playing in the political process:
Emphasizing Selected Issues
Writing editorials, creating political cartoons,