The Federal System of Government (Federalism) Lecture, Activity & Game (Civics)
Students will be able to understand the Federal System of Government in this engaging and creative activity. Students will begin by reviewing the major concepts of Federalism while taking notes on the graphic organizer template. Powers reviewed include: Delegated Powers (Expressed, Implied, Inherent), Reserved Powers, Concurrent Powers and Denied Powers. They will then complete a double-bubble comparing and contrasting the powers of the federal and state governments. To assess their knowledge they will then play a fun review game, “Who Has the Power?”
This purchase includes the following:
32-slide power point presentation instructions & lecture
22-slide power point presentation Review Game: Who Has the Power?
1-page GRAPHIC ORGANIZER Lecture Template
1-page WORKSHEET: Double-Bubble -Division of Powers
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Essential Question: How are power and responsibility distributed, shared, and limited in the government established by the United States Constitution?
CA Standard 12.1.5 Describe the systems of separated and shared powers, the role of organized interests (Federalist Paper Number 10), checks and balances (Federalist Paper Number 51), the importance of an independent judiciary (Federalist Paper Number 78), enumerated powers, rule of law, federalism, and civilian control of the military.