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Create a City!

For Teachers 10th Standards
What is the purpose of a city charter? What services do local governments provide to their citizens? Is there an ideal way for citizens to behave? Approach these often overlooked yet important questions with your class members by having...
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E-mailing the Chamber of Commerce

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Encourage effective internet research and e-mail correspondence as scholars investigate a US capital city they've never visited to find pertinent and relevant information. They begin by picking a city, then visit that city's chamber of...
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A City Council Meeting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an interesting plan for introducing your pupils to the workings of the local city council. The teacher must go videotape a city council meeting in it's entirety. Learners watch the tape, and discuss what they observed from the...
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Words to Action

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
What's better than talking about water quality issues in your hometown? Doing something about it! Scholars come up with a community action plan to take care of a local environmental issue having to do with the water supply. They...
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Your Tax Dollars at Work

For Teachers 5th - 12th
In order to understand how tax dollars are spent, young economists use given data and graph it on a circle graph. Circle graphs are highly visual and can help individuals describe data. A class discussion follows the initial activity.
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Cleveland May Gamble on Gambling

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read articles, both pro and con, about a city proposing to approve gambling. They discuss the biases of the articles then interview parents and community members about the issue. They work in small groups to develop either a pro...
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Forms of Government: Ch 1

For Students 8th - 9th
Assist your class by clarifying aspect of various forms of government. This resource contains 5 true/false and 5 multiple choice questions.
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Local Government: Caring for Your Community

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the role of local governments. In this government lesson, 7th graders examine historical photographs and determine what services are being performed in the photographs. Students research how the services are...
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Citizenship Worksheet 5 - Local and State Government

For Students 8th - 9th
The Tenth Amendment of the United States Constitution delegates rights that have not been defined by the federal government to the states. But what are the responsibilities of state governments? What about county and city governments?...
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4-H Citizenship Activity Page

For Students 7th - 10th
In order to understand how our government works, students need to delve into the intricacies at both the local and federal level. Using this 20 question activity learners explore how government affects their daily life.
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Separation of Powers

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students examine the separation of powers in local and federal government. Using case studies, they review several instances of separation of powers. After reading the case studies, they write a brief opinion essays supporting their...
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Public Policy Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore a public policy issue of local importance. Through research and survey, they identify a public policy issue affecting people in their local area. Students determine how this issue affects the lives of those involved and...
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Using the newspaper to learn about state and local government

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the purposes of state and local government. They categorize newspaper articles into state and local issues. Pupils summarize nonfiction text. Students given an oral presentation on a news report to the class.
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Know Your Local Government

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore their local govenment structure and the people who hold various positions of power.
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Know Your Local Government

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students attend a local assembly meeting of local government officials and keep a journal of what they saw. In this assembly lesson plan, students also discuss government and how they think government can influence society.
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Play House

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students take a closer look at representative government. For this House of Representatives lesson, students discuss their local representative in Congress and research his or her responsibilities. Students then participate in a House of...
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Getting to Know the House

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers take a closer look at representative government. In this House of Representatives lesson, students discuss their local representative in Congress and research his or her responsibilities. High schoolers respond to the...
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Do You Know...

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this government worksheet, students answer questions on their local and national government. Students answer 6 short answer questions and 1 essay question.
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What is a Community?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the characteristics of their community. In this communities lesson plan, students read Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story and discuss how the community came together to solve a problem. Students identify services...
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Participating in State and Local Government

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students analyze the structure, organization, and powers of State legislatures. They outline the overall shape of the office of the governor. Students analyze the structure of local governments as creations of the State. They describe...
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Distinguishing Between Levels of Government

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders study confederal, federal, and unitary governments. They compose an essay that compares and contrasts the purpose of state/local government with that of the national government in the American federal system.
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The Impact of Local Government

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain how local government impacts various aspects of daily life in their community. They strengthen their understanding of the connection between their local government and the needs and interests of their community.
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Tour of the Town of Andrews

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders describe local services being provided on a tour of their town. During community-based instruction, they visit several local government buildings. Upon their return, 3rd graders document in their journals, the services...
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House Bill No. 4097

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify healthy and unhealthy foods while considering a bill that would ban certain foods in schools. Through survey and discussion, they discuss a proposed legislative bill that would ban certain types of food in schools....