We found 66 resources with the concept local government
Community Connections with Geography and the Newspaper
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding geography and government begins at the local level. Using maps and the parts of a newspaper, a unit plan introduces the concept of community. It starts with the creation of classroom and school maps, and then moves through...
An Introduction to Robert Dahl's Who Governs
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In the world of politics, access to resources often determines who holds the power. A video summary of Who Governs? by Robert Dahl shares Dahl's theories about political power and influence based on his study of a local community. The...
Choice, Conflict, and Compromise at the County level
8th - 12th
With all the hubbub surrounding national elections, it's easy to forget the importance of local government. After learning about county governance and voter turnout for local elections, young citizens demonstrate how local governance...
Compare and Contrast Local Government Around the World
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Give your instruction of local government a boost with this compare and contrast lesson! With links and handouts to guide the searching process, your government enthusiasts examine local government and the government in another country,...
WANTED: Qualified Candidate for City Manager!
9th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
As part of a study of local government, especially the roles played by city officials, class members engage in a simulation in which they assume the role of panel members and interview candidates for the position of city manager.