Ohio: State Government
These sites are about Ohio’s state government and include specific information about Ohio’s elected officials such as the governor, secretary of state, and state representative. Includes photos, videos, and speech transcripts. There are links to eThemes Resources on Ohio: State Fact, Local Government: Mayor, and Democracy: Citizenship and Community Responsibility
Ohio Department of Education: Lesson Plan: The Purpose of a Constitution
Teach students about Ohio state and local government using the Ohio Constitution as their guide. This 12-page PDF includes discussion questions and activities to assist in student learning. NOTE: This lesson plan is intended for fourth graders, but it may be adapted for other grade levels.
Ohio State and Local Government
This website provides links to official state, county and city government website for the state of Ohio.
NOTE: This site includes ads.
Organization Chart of Ohio’s State Government
Learn about the organization of Ohio’s three branches of state government.
Ohio's State Government
This page provides a brief history about Ohio's state government, its voting system, and organizational chart. Use menu on the left to navigate the site.
Ohio Senate History
This site provides information about history of Ohio senate. To learn about how the senate works in this state, use a menu on the left.
The Ohio House of Representatives
Learn about the Ohio House of Representatives including its roles, history, fact, rules, and representatives.
Ohio House of Representatives Educational Packet
This 9-page pdf is an education package for students to learn about roles of the General Assembly and Ohio government.
Read about Ohio's state governor.. Click on "Multimedia" to see photos and video or read speech transcripts.
The Ohio Secretary of State's Office: Duties and Responsibilities
Learn about duties and responsibilities of the secretary of state.
eThemes Resource: Ohio: State Facts
Learn the history, state symbols, statistics, fun facts and trivia about the state of Ohio. Explore state maps and trace the borders. Includes games and resources for teachers. There is a link to eThemes Resources on state flag and geography.
eThemes Resource: Local Government: Mayor
These sites list the duties of mayors for different cities. Includes information about having a classroom election. There are voter registration cards, ballots, graphic organizers, and more.
eThemes Resource: Democracy: Citizenship and Community Responsibility
These sites focus on the rights and responsibilities of members of society. There are links to several related government eThemes.