This lesson plan is designed:
- To demonstrate and understand the concept of Federalism.
- Identify the level of government at the national, local, and state level.
- To know that each level of government is responsible for a particular function.
- Students will realize that every citizen of Ohio and in the United States is subject to the laws at all three levels.
This lesson plan was part of the Gateway to Dayton Teaching American History: Citizenship, Creativity, and Invention project which was sponsored by the Ohio Humanities Council and was a National Endowment for the Humanities We The People project.
(2005). Federalism and the Constitution: Grade 8 Lesson Plan. .