WELCOME TO GOVERNMENT CLUB
WHAT IS GOVERNMENT CLUB?
Government Club is a club at Moody Middle School. It meets every 4th Wednesday of each month during Enrichment Mornings from 7:45 - 8:30. In Government Club, students will learn about the three branches of government and then participate in live action role play, historical simulations, and online interactives to engage in authentic learning experiences involving the U.S. Government.
MEETING 1 - OCTOBER 28, 2015
The Three Branches of Government
Below is a summary of the three branches of government and their major duties.
Understanding the Branches of Government
Click on the icon below to learn about the 3 major branches of government.
Comments About Today's Meeting
Great first meeting today! Remember you can download the class app and play the games anytime you like!
MEETING 2 - DECEMBER 16, 2015
Understanding the Legislative Branch of Government
Understanding the Executive Branch of Government
Understanding the Judicial Branch of Government
Understanding the Separation of Powers
Click on the icon below to learn about the separation of powers.
Understanding How All Three Branches Work Together
Click on the icon below to participate in an online simulation of how all three branches work together.
MEETING 3 - JANUARY 27, 2016
HOW DOES THE CIVIL COURT SYSTEM WORK?
Below is a mock trial activity. We will do this as a whole group. If there is time, you will be able to go back and do it alone for fun! Click on the icon below to get started.
MEETING 4 - MARCH 22, 2016
GOVERNMENT GAME ANALYSIS
Play any game or simulation that we have done so far or any new games below. What game taught you the most about a branch of government? Why did this game appeal to you? What made it a good game?