A.P. American Government Lesson Plan - Klein Oak High School
Dates Friday, November 13, 2009
Topic The Bureaucracy
Objectives Students shall be able to
  1. Compare and contrast the United States and British models of government

  2. Sketch the history of the executive branch bureaucracy, and the different uses
    to which it has been put.

  3. Discuss the recruitment, retention, and demographic profiles of federal

  4. Show how the roles and missions of the agencies are affected by internal and
    external factors.

  5. Review congressional measures to control the bureaucracy, and evaluate their

  6. List the “pathologies” that may affect bureaucracies, and discuss why it is so
    difficult to reform the bureaucracy.

Activities Lecture/Discussion: The Bureaucracy.
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Assessment Monitor and adjust to check understanding. Collect and grade chapter 12 assignment.

Read chapter 13 in the Wilson Text on The Bureaucracy.