We found 249 resources with the concept the judicial branch
The Challenge of Selecting an Ideal Supreme Court Nominee
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Nearly every president has had the opportunity to name a nominee to the United States Supreme Court. But what makes someone an ideal candidate to become a Supreme Court justice? High schoolers test their prior knowledge about the Supreme...
Constitution in the Classroom: The Right to Vote
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The system of checks and balances is integral to the functionality of the United States government. Learn more about the ways the three branches of the government work together—and about the limitations of their power—with an informative...
How Do US Supreme Court Justices Get Appointed?
4 mins 7th - 12th
Nomination, approval, and appointment—these are the three major steps in becoming a Supreme Court justice. But the process is much more meticulous than that. View a video that explains the rigorous process a person must endure before...
The Checks and Balances System: A Worksheet
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a basic worksheet to accompany your lesson on the United States government's system of checks and balances. Pupils identify which of the three branches of government has the power listed in the first column (i.e. veto bills,...
Lesson 4: The Judiciary: A Brief Introduction to the Courts System
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Focusing on the judicial branch of government, the fourth lesson in this series explores the structure of the US courts system. Beginning with an engaging activity based on the short story The Lady or the Tiger, students go on to examine...
Constitution Lectures 2: Interpreting the Constitution
10 mins 9th - 12th
Part two of this nine-part series on the US government continues questioning the intentions and validity of the US Constitution. This is a great lecture for more mature learners looking to understand the Constitution and its legitimacy.
US Government Review Part 1 - 3 Branches of Government
10 mins 9th - 12th
A fun and interesting teacher describes the three branches of the US government. His lecture style and ability to explain with good examples could be a really big help to older students needing a tutorial or extra support in...
Constitution Lecture 6: Who is the Ultimate Arbiter?
11 mins 9th - 12th
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...