Finding Facts About Local Government
Students investigate their local community government through the analysis of a news story. They read a news article, list the facts about local government, and identify the person or group connected to each fact.
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Compare and Contrast Local Government Around the World
Give your instruction of local government a boost with this compare and contrast instructional activity! With links and handouts to guide the searching process, your government enthusiasts examine local government and the government in...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 3: Branches of Government
Young historians climb through the three branches of the US government in the third lesson of this five-part series. While reading the first three Articles of the Constitution in small groups, children write facts on paper leaves that...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Using the newspaper to learn about state and local government
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.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Local Government: Caring for Your Community
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...
7th Social Studies & History
Facts About North and South Korea
Students investigate North and South Korea. In this research lesson, students gather facts about North and South Korea. In groups students research using encyclopedias, the internet and other sources. Students compare and contrast the...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
How Do Citizens Make Government Work?
Examine the basic functions of each level of government. A great activity where your students take a walk around the neighborhood and identify what is taken care of by local government agencies They explore various websites, and prepare...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Who's Ruling the Roost: Comparing and Contrasting the Types of Government
After reviewing the three branches of the United States government, pupils take a look at the similarities and differences between a variety of foreign countries' governments. Small groups use a Venn Diagram that has been loaded onto a...
5th Social Studies & History