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Curipod generated lesson: "Government". #5-7

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1. Slide
60 seconds
What does it mean to be a citizen of the United States?
Our Role in Government
2. Slide
60 seconds
"what does it mean to be a citizen of the United States" Citizens have certain responsibilities that we need to perform to stay strong
Learning objective:
3. Slide
60 seconds
Governments make laws that citizens must follow and enforce them. Governments collect taxes from citizens to help pay for public services. Governments provide public services like health care, education, and libraries.
How Governments Work
4. Word cloud
60 seconds
What is something that government does for us?
5. Slide
60 seconds
Democracy: A system of government in which the citizens of a country have the power to elect their own leaders. Constitution: The set of rules and regulations that govern a country. Rule of Law: A system of government that ensures that all people are treated equally before the law.
6. Slide
60 seconds
The United States government is the largest single employer in the world, employing more than 2.7 million people. The world's oldest democracy is San Marino, which has had a working constitution since 1600. The smallest country in the world is Vatican City, with a population of only 800 people and an area of less than 0.2 square miles.
Did you know?
7. Open question
210 seconds
Why do we need laws?
8. Slide
60 seconds
Founding Fathers looked to Great Britain ideas on how to structure our new country. Laws protect people Laws for businesses Democratic Responsibility-It is your right to understand the laws and how it affects you, participate in your community, and work together.
The need for laws
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw a pineapple with a superhero cape flying through the air
10. Slide
60 seconds
People can educate themselves about the government It is also important to keep up on the news. Citizens have the right to elect representatives
Education and Participation
11. Word cloud
60 seconds
What ways can you learn about what is happening in our country/world?
12. Slide
60 seconds
Staying informed of issues affecting your community Patriotism Civility-Being Polite, acknowledging other people, and apologizing when you make a mistake
Civic Values
13. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is one responsibility of being a citizen of the United States?
14. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are two ways the government is responsible for protecting the rights of its citizens?
15. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a monster with three eyes, four legs and a funny hairdo.
16. Poll
60 seconds
What is the name of the current President of the United States?
  • Joe Biden
  • Donald Trump
  • Barack Obama
  • Hillary Clinton
17. Poll
60 seconds
What is a democracy?
  • A form of government where citizens have equal say in decisions
  • A form of government where a king or queen has absolute power
  • A form of government where only one political party is allowed to exist
18. Poll
60 seconds
What are the three branches of US Government?
  • Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branches
  • Science, Technology and Medicine Branches
  • Economic, Social and Political Branches

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