Branches of Government Game Essential Questions

  • What is power?

  • How does our country’s court system affect the lives of citizens?

  • How are our government’s and court’s practices related to (and influenced by) time, location, and events?

  • How do ideas, leaders and events from U.S. history affect your life today and your understanding of what it means to be an American?

  • What does citizenship and living in a civil society mean and where do you fit in?

  • How do the structures and functions of government interrelate?

Encourage students to explore these essential questions related to the Branches of Government game.