The State We're In: Washington - Teacher Guide Chapter 7 - Governing Washington Today is Complicated!

Task 1: Launch

Hooking students into the content of the chapter.

Distribute the Student handout: Launch to students. Show students virtual tours and images of the government buildings (Legislative Building, Temple of Justice, Governor’s Mansion, etc.) as you guide them through the discussion

Guide students in responding to the prompts on the handout with a partner. There is no “correct” answer. Encourage the students to explain their thinking with each other.