Q1W4, September 6-9

TeacherCara Copeland
Subject AreaCivics
Grade Level7
Week #4
Unit of InstructionCitizenship and Different Forms of Government
Standard(s) Taught

SS.7.C.3.1: Compare different forms of government (direct democracy, representative democracy, socialism, communism, monarchy, oligarchy, autocracy).
SS.7.C.3.2 – Compare parliamentary, federal, confederal, and unitary systems of government.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

I will be able to compare how different forms of government lead the people through discussion, collaboration and questioning.
I will define parliamentary, federal, confederal, and unitary systems of government.
I will compare how the different systems of government are organized and which level of government holds the “power.”
I will describe how the executive is chosen in a Parliamentary System of government.
I will compare and contrast the various “forms” of government.
I will identify the system or form of government in examples provided.

Classroom Activities


Who Rules? Whole Group and Activity Packet


Forms of Government and Citizenship Obligations Videos


CPalms tutorial: https://www.floridastudents.org/PreviewResource/StudentResource/190470

Nearpod: Code- M5HF8

Flocabulary: Period 2 TGX4MM, Period 3 GMHWWH, Period 5 9ZD65M, Period 6 7RK4T4, Period 7 89XN4Z, Period 8 TDNWZR



Assignments Due

cPalms tutorials (Formative)

Past due

Citizenship: Just the Facts packet (formative) 

Who Rules? Packet (formative)

REMINDER: Citizenship and Forms of Government Summative test and DIA (Monday)

Additional Resources


Here are some videos that will help you prepare for the citizenship and forms of government summative assessment next week.  In addition to these videos, students have copies of my PowerPoint presentations they can use to study.

Systems of Government: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNWVM3liOK0&t=37s

Forms of Government: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfz1J7yGOnQ

Citizenship (duties/obligations and responsibilities): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oynRofbXB4s

Citizenship (Becoming a Citizen): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVBw-sZmXV4