Levels of Government

How is Government Organized?
Learn more about the different levels of government where you live.

Introduction

Reflect on the different levels of government where you live by discussing the questions below with your classmates. Then work in a small group to develop a visual image based on your reflections.

  1. How is the national government organized and what does it do?
     

  2. How are state and local governments organized and what do they do?
     

  3. What are all the levels of government where we live?
     

  4. Who can you name at each level?

Discuss

After discussing the questions above with your classmates, work together to create a visual image that summarizes your discussion. Feel free to create a poster or use a computer to create your image.

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