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1. Poll
60 seconds
What is the term for a system in which citizens directly participate in decision-making and governance?
  • Monarchy
  • Representative democracy
  • Direct democracy
  • Authoritarianism
2. Word cloud
120 seconds
In one word, describe what politics is to you.
3. Slide
60 seconds
Introduction to Politics
Politics is the process of making decisions that apply to members of a group. It involves making laws, debating issues, and electing leaders. The most important part of politics is understanding the different perspectives of different people.
4. Slide
60 seconds
Introduction to politics
Politics is the process of making decisions for a group or society. It involves making laws, setting policies and making judgments about what is best for the group or society.
Democracy is a type of political system in which the people have the power to choose their leaders and make decisions about their society. This includes the right to vote and to have a say in how the government is run.
Civic engagement is the act of participating in the political process. This includes activities such as voting, attending political meetings, and joining political organizations.
5. Slide
60 seconds
Did you know?
The United Nations has 193 member countries, making it the world's largest intergovernmental organization. The first modern political party was established in the United States in 1792. The world's oldest democracy is the Republic of San Marino, which was founded in 301 AD.
6. Open question
300 seconds
Do you think politics are important to understanding a country and its people?
7. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a crazy striped monster with two heads eating spaghetti and flying on a unicycle
8. Slide
60 seconds
Example: Politics Effect on People
During a presidential election, a candidate's stance on healthcare can impact people's access to affordable medical services and influence their overall well-being.
9. Slide
60 seconds
Example: Politics Effect on People
During an election, a candidate's policies can impact people differently. For instance, if a candidate promises to increase funding for education, students may benefit from improved resources and opportunities.
10. Slide
60 seconds
Example: Politics Effect on People
During an election, a candidate promises to improve healthcare. If they win and fulfill their promise, people may have better access to medical services and lower healthcare costs.
11. Slide
60 seconds
Example: Politics effect on people
In a democratic country, politicians often campaign to gain the trust of the people by promising better healthcare access. This can directly impact individuals who may receive improved medical facilities and services.
12. Open question
300 seconds
Why should citizens play a role in the government?
13. Drawings
1260 seconds
In pairs: Select one task
Question: What would you do if you were the mayor of your town?
Think about the issues that affect the people in your town. Research what other mayors have done in similar situations. Brainstorm possible solutions with your partner.
A: Create a plan of action to resolve the issue. B: Draw a diagram that illustrates how the plan would work.
14. Poll
60 seconds
What is the basic definition of politics?
  • The study of government and governance
  • The art of public speaking
  • The practice of diplomacy
15. Poll
60 seconds
What is the main purpose of politics?
  • To entertain the public with political debates
  • To enforce laws and regulations
  • To make decisions that apply to members of a group or society
16. Poll
60 seconds
What is a democratic form of government?
  • A government based on religious principles
  • A government ruled by a single individual
  • A government in which power is vested in the people and exercised through elected representatives
17. Poll
60 seconds
What does it mean to be politically engaged?
  • Having no interest in politics at all
  • Being actively involved in political activities such as voting, protesting, or campaigning
  • Supporting a specific political party without participating
18. Poll
60 seconds
Which branch of government is responsible for interpreting laws and ensuring their constitutionality?
  • Legislative branch
  • Executive branch
  • Judicial branch

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