This collection has lesson plans, multimedia links, teacher's guides, supplementary materials, assessment ideas, and much more. Topics covered include sovereign states, civil liberties, governments worldwide, and diplomacy. Teachers can pick and choose resources based on instructional goals and needs of the student population. 

Suggested Unit Plan:
5. Model Diplomacy Simulation
 
Recommended Enrichment Lessons to Support Core Content:
 
Recommended Lessons to Support English Language Development students and/or students with disabilities:
 
Recommended Resources for Flipped or Online Classes:
 
Beyond the above recommended lessons, there are additional videos to support the core content and resources that provide a more in-depth look at issues related to comparative governments. 



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In this lesson, students learn four features of a sovereign state.
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Learn about unitary, confederal, federal, and parliamentary governmental systems.
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Students analyze and compare civil liberties and rights around the world using the National Constitution Center’s Rights Around the World interactive site.
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A video that examines U.S. foreign policy.
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Model Diplomacy

by Jenny Sitkin

An interactive program that uses role-play to demonstrate the challenges of shaping U.S. foreign policy in an interconnected world.
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Constitute Project

by Lani deGuia

Constitute Project is a website where you can read, research, and compare constitutions from around the world.  Has an easy searchable database
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This lesson introduces the Russian constitution and the Russian system of government.
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This lesson introduces the structure of government in Iran and includes clips from interviews with experts and programs aired on Iran\'s state-run media, PressTV.
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CIA World Factbook

by Jenny Sitkin

A reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.
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This lesson introduces dictatorships and totalitarian governments by looking at common characteristics using examples from the past 100 years.
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iCivics: Diplomacy

by Jenny Sitkin

Students will develop an understanding of negotiation, sanctions, and other elements used in diplomatic relationships.
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A comprehensive online course for AP Comparative Government and Politics from the Georgia Virtual Learning program.
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