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Purpose of Government


Explain the purpose of government and give examples of laws that establish order, provide security, and control conflict. 1.4.1 c

Links verified 1/3/2015

  1. Laws - With this lesson, students develop an appreciation of the importance of rules and laws within a society and to recognize the process by which these laws are created and implemented. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Our Government - Helps to answer the question "Why do we need a Government?" (K-2)
  3. Rights and Responsibilities - Lesson ideas on empowering children to become good citizens by understanding rights and responsibilities from BrainPop,Jr. A lesson plan can be found at this site
  4. Rules and Laws - This is a 1st grade lesson on the importance of rules. A lesson plan can be found at this site

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