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Branches of the Government: Jeopardy Game
Jeopardy games are great ways for students to review concepts in an interesting way. This Game covers the Amendments, 3 Branches of US Government, and miscellaneous terms related to American independence and law.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Role of Congress in Formulating Policy
Learners explore the role of Congressional members. In this legislative branch instructional activity, students examine how House and Senate members formulate policy as they research the topic and write essays regarding their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
US Government Game Show
Students investigate the US government. In this US government lesson, students research the branches of government. Students create a game show with answers and questions. Students make posters for each of the three branches of government.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 41 Views 268 Downloads
Ohio Statehouse History
Fourth graders examine the history of the Ohio Statehouse and order the major historical events in its development. The instructional activity traces the development from the time of Ohio's vast wilderness to the house's completion in 1861.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Branches of Government
After reviewing and reading about the three branches of US Government, complete this activity with your class. In groups, they will place their "cards" on the board under the correct branch. This lesson is weak and unclear. I'd make a classroom tree that displays each branch of government and little branches for each job the major branches are responsible for.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 46 Downloads
Branches of Government Worksheet
This is a basic multiple choice activity. Learners answer a set of 9 multiple choice questions about early colonists and branches of government. You might use this as a check for understanding or a quick quiz. The first 2 questions are on a slightly different topic than the other 7 questions.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 11 Views 137 Downloads
How is Power Divided in the United States Government?
Need an introduction to the three branches of the United States government? Look no further! This video offers a basic breakdown of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches, including their general makeup and designated responsibilities.
4 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 90 Views 83 Downloads
4-H Citizenship Activity Page - Beginning Level
This is a 4-H citizenship activity page set that asks learners to examine county government, city councils, the 3 branches of the United States government, and complete a community service project. This resource also includes a word search as well as directions for a mock election and a career scavenger hunt.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 17 Views 220 Downloads
Governance And Civics: Grade 4
This PowerPoint provides elementary students with a basic overview of the structure and workings of the US Government. Students will be introduced to the 3 branches of Federal and State Government, the Bill of Rights, and Amendments 1, 5, 6, and 8.
4th Social Studies & History 6 Views 40 Downloads
Types of Branches
Fourth graders study the three branches of government. In this politics lesson, 4th graders list the three branches of government, understanding what each branch does, and compare and contrast how government is run with how the school is run by writing an essay about the similarities and differences.
4th Social Studies & History 24 Views 81 Downloads
Checks and Balances
In this government lesson, students are introduced democracy and the idea of checks and balances. In groups, students research one particular branch of government and record their findings on a graphic organizer. Students then complete a jigsaw activity, where the experts teach the other groups.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 9 Views 78 Downloads
Dollars and Votes: 2012 Election
What comes to mind when learners think about campaign financing? They watch a video (linked) about the fundraising climate during the 2012 presidential election and discuss Super PACs and Supreme Court legislation as a group. Scholars focus on rhetorical device by listening to famous speeches and completing a graphic organizer on persuasive techniques.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 163 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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Breathe new life into a teaching of the US Constitution with this interactive resource. For any upper-elementary or middle school teacher covering US history with their students, this is a must-have addition to their mobile device library.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 18 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Three Branches of Government
Middle schoolers complete a unit on the three branches of government. They compare/contrast the three branches of government, write a letter or e-mail to an executive in the Federal Government, and develop outlines for historical documents.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 66 Views 265 Downloads