Your students will love learning about types of government in southern and eastern Asia with these engaging, low prep stations! These stations are all standards-based and engaging. SS7CG4a, SS7CG4b
This resource includes five stations, or centers, with their answer keys.
Nations covered: China, Japan, India, South Korea, North Korea
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Passage with a fill-in-the-blank worksheet and its answer key.
Sorting Activity (Presidential Democracy vs. Parliamentary Democracy with answer key
Board Game with game cards over both standards, answer keys, and map for reference – no dice needed! Students can play this game as a group, so provide them the answer keys. Have one student ask another the question on the game card and check his/her answer on the answer key. If a student answer correctly, he/she may move one space. If the student does not answer correctly, he/she may not move forward any spaces.
: Application and Vocabulary Worksheets (2 worksheets) with answer keys.
One-Pager Google Slides Activity. This would be a great “fast-finisher” assignment that students could work on no matter which station he/she was. A Google Slides template is included for students to create a “one-pager” of the various countries included in this standard. All nations are included in the template, so students can choose one and keep going as time allows. The teacher will need to assign this template via Google Classroom. Of course, this could also serve as another station all students rotate through.
✓SS7CG4. Compare and contrast various forms of government.
a. Explain the role of citizen participation in autocratic and democratic governments [i.e. explain the role of citizens in choosing the leaders of China (communist state), Japan (parliamentary democracy), North Korea (autocracy), South Korea (presidential democracy), and India (parliamentary democracy)].
b. Describe the two predominant forms of democratic governments: parliamentary and presidential.
This objective and resources aligns with Georgia Standards of Excellence, but can supplement many state standards.