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Ch 5: Forms of Government Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Forms of Government chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the various forms of government in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Forms of Government chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Key functions of government in the U.S. Protection, regulation, basic services and defense
Tuesday Democracy Participatory democracy vs. representative democracy
Wednesday Autocracy Compare authoritarian autocracy and totalitarian autocracy
Thursday Constitutional government types Unitary vs. federal government
Friday Purpose of transitional governments Martial law, state-building and nation-building

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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