Ch 7: Types of Legislatures in Government Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Types of Legislatures in Government chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the purpose and function of legislative bodies 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 Types of Legislatures in 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 Legislative powers Typical powers of a legislature, powers of a unicameral legislature, powers of a bicameral legislature
Tuesday Legislative functions The purpose of a legislature, how unicameral legislatures carry out their duties differently than bicameral legislatures
Wednesday Congress Identifying characteristics and functions of congress; how they differ from parliament
Thursday Parliament Identifying characteristics and functions of parliament; how they differ from congress
Friday Legislative committees What legislative committees are, what they do

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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