National Government

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The National Government makes national laws to keep people safe, protect the things we own and protect our rights. Many of these laws are shown on signs.

Student Application

Laws are the rules that we make for our community, our state and our country.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that laws are rules written for a community, a state, or a country.
  2. Students will understand the need for rules and laws.
  3. Students will learn that rules and laws are written to keep us safe.
  4. Students will learn how laws are made and enforced.


Supporting Activities

  1. Classroom Government. As a class, create a set of rules for the classroom. Have students suggest rules, vote on them, and discuss consequences for breaking rules. Assign students to role play in small groups. Have one student in each group pretend to be the classroom judge and have other members of the group present a student who has broken...

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