You have been assigned to a group and assigned a type of government.
Today is a work period. Tomorrow you will be handing in:
Create a 2-3 sentence definition in everyday language that explains your type of
government. Write it nice and big on chart paper for your classmates to copy before your
Write a script. Your skit should translate the type of government into an everyday
situation. Choose a genre such as Valley girl, Surfer, Mofia, Pirate, Cowboy, Musical etc.
You must include scenarios that demonstrate how society would function including
work, school and housing.
3. Performance with props
Perform your skit for the class. Bring in any appropriate props or costumes that will help.
Before each performance, definitions will be copied as a note.
Mark Category Criteria Comments
/10 Knowledge Definition and script reveals an
understanding of the type of
/10 Thinking Script, performance and props
demonstrate a well-planned
presentation with good use of
class-time and teamwork.
/10 Communication Performance, script and
communicate both written and
oral understanding of the type
of government. Free of
spelling and grammatical
errors. Evidence of proof-
/10 Application Type of government is
accurately portrayed in modern
language through the skit and
the definition. Real life
scenarios such as education,
work and healthcare included.
You have one full period to prepare. Tomorrow, please hand in the following
1. Hand in one script per group.
2. Present definition on chart paper.
3. Bring necessary props to present your skit as a group.
Types of Government Skit
Record each group’s definition below.
Is there such a thing as a utopian (perfect) government? If yes, describe it. If not, why
2. In which type of government would you prefer to live? Why?
1. Monarchy 2. Dictatorship 3. Communist
Sydney Kelly Laura
Ryan D Sierra Joanne
Dalton Cody Talor T
April Jake Connor
4. Fascist 5. Democracy 6. Constitutional Monarchy
Jimmy Cece Taylor S.
Alex K. Alex L Alisha
Amanda Morgan Jenny
Ryan W Joel Shawn