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Types of Government
Learners explore different types of government. In this government instructional activity, students discuss the role of government in modern society, identify different types of modern governments, and play a game based on the information gleaned from the instructional activity.
Defined: The Different Types of Government
The world is a big place, so it only stands to reason that different forms of government exist. Democracy, autocracy, oligarch, monarch, and dictatorship are all defined. An extensive explanation of US government system is also included. You can learn a lot from a slide show!
Forming A Government
Students explore how governments are formed. In this government lesson, students collaborate to form a government in a scenario that finds them stranded on a deserted island.
Who's The Boss?
Upper elementary and middle schoolers research and analyze some different types of governments. Democracies, Monarchies, and Dictatorships are some of the types that are looked at. Learners use the Internet to gather information that will used by each small group to make a presentation to the class on their type of government. This nine-page plan is amazingly detailed, and includes everything you need to successfully implement it.
Which form of government?
Eleventh graders examine different forms of government. For this American Government lesson, 11th graders research a different government. Students create a poster board on the type of government.
Types of Government
In this government worksheet, 3rd graders read a selection about different types of governments and complete 7 matching, 3 fill in the blanks and 3 true / false questions.
My Way or the Highway
Young scholars read "Saudis Uneasily Balance Desires for Change and Stability" from The New York Times and discuss Saudi Arabia as it considers a change from monarchy to democracy. Students work in groups to research and create timelines on other countries and their histories as they transitioned from one form of government to another.
Following the Leaders
Examine the historic election of Pope Benedict XVI and reflect on the challenges he faces as the new leader of the Catholic Church. This New York Times lesson investigates how other world leaders are chosen in different forms of governing structures. Use this lesson as a way to study and dissect the structure of informational text.
Democracy in Action
Students consider words that reflect their knowledge and opinions about democracy. They work in groups to research countries that have recently transitioned to democratic forms of government.
Kings, Knights, And Countrymen
Middle schoolers look back in time into the feudal form of government. They view Powerpoint presentations to take them back in time.
Discovering Aristotle's Three Forms
Students, working in small groups, role play different kinds of governments--oligarchy, monarchy, dictatorship, and democratic republic. They portray their form of government in a skit, while other groups guess which kind of government it is. Sounds fun!
Building A Nation
Students build their own nation in groups where they create a name, flag, declaration of independence, form of government, mathematical layout, and more. In this nation lesson plan, students also provide a scale drawing of their nation using metric units.
Creating a Government
A simulation gives scholars a personal look at what goes into forming a government. Each of them is assigned 1 of 4 tribes which make up Borka, a hypothetical country. The tribe distribution is based on the percentage of people in each. Once everyone is assigned, their job is to come up with a government system that will work for each tribe. Tribe delegates discuss guiding questions at the Borkan Assembly. Students reflect on the simulation and review the Constitution.
Types of Government
Clear text, relevant images, and short facts about different types of government on each page will interest your students and keep them on task. After the 11 types of governance are summarized, there is a fun game; each of the 9 slides has a question and humorous image. The next slide has the answer.
Young scholars explore diversity through government. In this diversity lesson, students use types of government as a way to understand the importance of diversity. Young scholars use "diversity beans" to facilitate discussion with one another.
Strengthening Democracy In Latin America
Students consider how to strengthen democratic principles in Latin America. In this government systems lesson, students explore the challenges to democratic forms of government in Latin America as they examine primary sources. Students conduct research regarding 3 Latin American nations and create profiles for the nations that feature facts about the nations and the work being done in the nation to promote democracy.
Setting Up a Government
High schoolers explore various forms of government. In this forms of government instructional activity, students collaborate to research different forms of government. High schoolers present their research findings to the class and then discuss the pros and cons of each form of government.
Producing a concept map for governance of countries in the EU
Students explore, examine and study the terminology associated with governance and discover the types of governance within each EU country. They produce a mind map that concentrates on UK government and monarchy and critique the countries constitution.
Government & Politics: Chapter 1
In this United States history worksheet, students reference their textbook to answer 18 fill in the blank questions and 8 short answer questions regarding different types of government.
Forms of Government: Ch 1
Assist your class by clarifying aspect of various forms of government. This resource contains 5 true/false and 5 multiple choice questions.