iCivics – “Power Play” game

Grade
6-9
9-12
Lesson Duration

Learning Objectives

  •  Distinguish between arguments that states or the federal government should have more power
  •  For specific government powers, identify arguments about where each power should lie (with the states or the federal government)
  •  Dismiss irrelevant arguments

Play (15 min.) : https://www.icivics.org/games/power-play

Game guide with conversation starters (anticipatory and debrief):
https://www.icivics.org/node/407729/resource

Source

https://www.icivics.org/games

iCivics is a nationally-renowned site founded by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor that provides innovative and interactive curricula and activities for civics/government classrooms.