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New Review Executive Roles: Money Doesn't Grow on Trees?
As a way of learning about the legislative process in the United States and the role of the executive branch, your young historians will work together as a class to create and authorize a new coin.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Executive Command
Take on the role of president of the United States with this interactive online game, which will acquaint your learners with the various responsibilities of the executive branch of government. While not an in-depth or complex resource, it could be a fun way to summarize all the major tasks that the president must complete, such as negotiating peace treaties, gaining support from Congress, and directing bills to the appropriate government departments.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Branches of Power
Learners take on the roles of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of government in the United States and work to develop public policy issues and ideas into laws in this engaging and well-designed online interactive.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
New Review How was the Constitution Used to Organize the New Government?
How did the United States Congress determine how the new president and vice president would be named when the nation was first established? Who would provide money for the government, and how would the executive branch be organized?
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students examine the role of the executive branch of the federal government and make educated judgments regarding its efficiency. They research the history of the Hoover Commission and the various reorganizations of the executive branch of the federal government.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Behind the Scenes: The Executive Response to 9/11
Learners examine the actions of the executive branch following the September 11th terrorist attacks. In this U.S. government lesson, students watch segments of a video titled "Behind the Scenes: The Executive Response to 9/11." Learners respond to discussion questions regarding the twenty-two chapters of the video.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 41 Downloads
The Three Branches of Government
Seventh graders discover details about the responsibilities of the 3 branches of government in the United States. For this checks and balances lesson, 7th graders view a SMART Board supported lecture that reveals the jobs of the legislative, judicial, and executive Branch members.
7th Social Studies & History 12 Views 77 Downloads
A Very Big Branch
Through detailed secondary source reading material and an interactive "true/false" activity, learners discover the depth and complexity of the executive branch in the United States government. Topics covered include executive departments, law enforcement, and how executive agencies are enforced and regulated.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Philanthropic Research Lesson 2: Government Agencies And Philanthropic Organizations
Student examine the working of the Executive Branch of the US government and the existence of non-profit public interest groups. They research government agencies that provide services and programs to non-profit organizations with related interests.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 11 Downloads
Students are taught that there is more to executive branch of the federal government than the president and cabinet. They identify in pairs the names and fucntions of different departments under the executive branch of federal governemnt. Studnets work together to complete a flow chart of the different parts of the executive branch of the federal government.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 33 Downloads
True or False?: 3 Branches of U.S. Government
This true or false exercise covers basic knowledge about the branches of government. This worksheet is composed of 10 statements. Learners must determine if each statement is true or false. If it is false, they write in the correct answer. This would be a good way to see if your class is clear on the responsibilities of each branch of the government.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 44 Views 424 Downloads
3 Branches of Government Word Scramble
Practice vocabulary that goes along with the branches of government in the United States. For this activity, young historians use the hint given to unscramble 10 words about the branches of U.S. government. This is a basic word scramble worksheet that would help learners memorize government terminology.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 28 Views 257 Downloads
New Review Lesson 3: Branches of Government
Young historians climb through the three branches of the US government in the third lesson of this five-part series. While reading the first three Articles of the Constitution in small groups, children write facts on paper leaves that are used to create a government tree display.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 22 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable