Students will be able to identify the organizational structures and duties of municipal government, describe the types of services municipalities provide, compare municipality revenue sources including grants, block grants, and bonds, identify the purpose and benefits of special districts, differentiate between weak and strong mayor plans of municipal government, and identify local government as an ideal opportunity for citizen engagement. This lesson is part of a larger high school unit on local government that includes additional lesson plans and activities. Teachers will need to register for a free account to download resources. 

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