What is power, and where does power to govern come from? How is a government useful to its citizens? The study of the concept of government allows students to understand the development of structures of power for maintaining order in societies. This unit takes a look at the essential elements that make up a government!
This planning guide provides:
• A Big Idea—Curricular focus for study of a concept
• Enduring Understandings—Key learning goals built around the big idea
• Vocabulary List—Subject area words that students may encounter and use in their explorations
• Essential Questions—A menu of starting points that lead students to explore and think deeply about the topic