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Branches of the U.S. Government
In this recognizing the three branches of the United States government worksheet, students read a chart about the legislative, executive, and judicial branches and use the information to answer questions. Students write 5 answers.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 30 Views 310 Downloads
Charting the Three Branches of Government
Students review CongressLink on the internet and study the branches of government. They work in groups to create charts showing the structure and functions of the three branches of government as outlined in the first three articles to the Constitution.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 33 Downloads
United States Government
Which branch of government carries and enforces laws in the United States? What two governing bodies make up Congress? Using this simple graphic organizer, your young historians will organize the flow of responsibilities afforded to the three branches of government in the United States.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 18 Views 12 Downloads
Although just a quick review of general information learned about the Constitution and U.S. government, this presentation could be used as a fun activity before the beginning of a class lesson, or as an independent experience. The presentation covers information about the Constitution, Articles of Confederation, and the branches of government.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 35 Downloads
Constitution Lecture 6: Who is the Ultimate Arbiter?
Is there one ultimate arbiter who has the final say on issues or questions related to whether as act is constitutional or not? Lecture six discusses the powers each branch of the government has in making final judgments on constitutional violations.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Hopi Tribal Council
Focusing on the differences between traditional Hopi government and the Hopi Tribal Council, this resource is a good addition to your unit on Native American culture. Learners conduct Internet research, analyze primary source photos, and construct a chart.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Exploring Enumerated and Implied Powers
Here is a most-impressive resource on implied powers that were established under the Marshall Court. Learners examine the court's interpretation of Article 1 in McCullough vs. Maryland. They also analyze the Constitution in order to see the differences between enumerated and implied powers.
10th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 29 Downloads
A Duck's Bill on Capitol Hill?
Use a list of environmentally related words to engage learners in a discussion about ecosystem conservation legislation. As a class, read "Aware of Political Ecosystem, Property Rights Advocate Embraces Conservation Plan." Then, present the class with the list of quotations provided, and have them choose the one that summarizes the article the best.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 75 Downloads
We Are The People
Students describe the conditions under which the Constitution was written. They explain the purpose of the first three articles of the Constitution. They represent the three branches of government through a graphic organizer. They identify his/her state senator, governor and local representative and describe how they contribute to the common good.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 29 Views 61 Downloads
Ohio Statehouse History
Fourth graders examine the history of the Ohio Statehouse and order the major historical events in its development. The 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 President's Roles and Responsibilities: Understanding the President's Job
Students examine the roles and responsibilites of the president of the U.S. They identify and discuss the three branches of U.S. government, view and discuss a White House Photo essay online, and create a class book entitled, 'If I Were President.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 12 Views 57 Downloads
Congressional Power, Organization, the Differences Between the House and the Senate, and Criticisms Then and Now
Students explore the role of Congressional members. In this legislative branch lesson, students examine the operation of the bicameral arm of the goverment as they analyze content of the Federalist Papers to determine why Congress is set up the way it is.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 30 Downloads
Three Branches of Government
Fourth graders brainstorm of what they think of when they think about the word state government and list their suggestions on the board. They listen to lecture about the three branches of government understanding how each branch is connected to the others.
4th Social Studies & History 8 Views 67 Downloads