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Students investigate the executive branch of the government that is found in Virginia. They differentiate between the different members of the executive team that include the governor and lieutenant governor. Students conduct research about how the governor exercises the powers of the office.
Students examine the powers of the executive branch that is found in the state of Virginia. They create a graphic organizer with two columns that summarize the powers and policy making roles of the executive team. They also compare a class list with the powers listed by the instructor.
Seventh graders discover details about the responsibilities of the 3 branches of government in the United States. In this checks and balances lesson plan, 7th graders view a SMART Board supported lecture that reveals the jobs of the legislative, judicial, and executive Branch members.
Students 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." Students respond to discussion questions regarding the twenty-two chapters of the video.