ERIC Number: ED238772
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Local Government: A Resource and Activity Guide.
Cortland-Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Cortland, NY.
This guide presents learning objectives, background information, activities, vocabulary, and word-search puzzles on local government and politics for junior high and high school. Although it is intended for use in New York schools, much of the material should be adaptable to any state. Topics covered are: (1) types and functions of government; (2) division and structure of local government; (3) structure and services of county government, county legislature operation, and weighted voting; (4) town, city, and village government; (5) modes of legislation for local government; (6) courts and local law enforcement agencies; (7) finance and budgeting; (8) special districts; (9) zoning and planning; (10) political party structure; (11) political campaign techniques; and (12) parliamentary procedure. Also included are a glossary of vocabulary words and lists of titles of supplemental materials, films, and videocassettes. (DC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cortland-Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Cortland, NY.