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59 resources with the keyterm executive branch

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Branches of Government: Crossword Puzzle

For Students 5th - 8th
Reinforce terminology that goes along with the branches of government with this crossword puzzle. There are 17 clues provided. Learners fill in the crossword puzzle with the appropriate answers regarding the legislative, executive, and...
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Branches of Government

For Students 5th - 8th
After reading a short text on the branches of government in the United States, future voters answer 8 fill-in-the-blank questions, as well as 11 true or false questions. This worksheet would be a great homework assignment or silent...
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Leaders & Leadership: A Political Power Structure from Washington to West KY

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Though outdated (the presentation names members of the Bush Administration as current political leaders), these slides could be useful to an industrious teacher who is willing to update the information in the Executive, Judicial, and...
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Separation of Powers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The three branches of our government are covered in this presentation.  Students get a closer look at the powers that each branch of the government hold, how the system of checks and balances works, and how each branch has specific...
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Branches of the Government: Jeopardy Game

For Teachers 5th
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.  
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Branches of Government

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore the three branches of government. In this government and U.S. history lesson, students listen to a story about a boy who attempts to sponsor a bill to ban cartoons. Learners interview three teachers who each represent...
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Branches of US Government

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research the responsibilities of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches. In this U.S. government activity, students research the jobs of those in each branch and present their finding to their classmates.
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Cartoon Cabinet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the concept of a Presidential Cabinet. For this executive branch of the government lesson, students design an fictional cabinet using cartoon characters. High schoolers will explain and support who they chose for...
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The Three Branches of Government

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students write about working in one branch of government.  In this branches of government instructional activity, students read about the three levels of government using various websites and then work in groups to discuss, illustrate...
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The Three Branches of Government

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In this United States government worksheet, students learn about the 3 branches of the government: Executive, Judicial, and Legislative. They then answer 10 questions about what they learned. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
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Executive Offices

For Teachers 4th - 5th
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...
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Bureau Stats

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the role of bureaucracy in United States government; they then examine the history, leadership, organization, and goals of executive agencies.
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Federal Budget

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners create, present, revise, and defend a Federal budget.
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Branching Out

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research structure, function and primary responsibilities of each office of the Executive branch, create a chart displaying their research.
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Branches of Government Worksheet

For Students 5th - 8th
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...
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The Branches of Government

For Teachers 5th - 6th
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 plan is weak and unclear. I'd make...
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Worksheet on American Government

For Students 8th - 12th
In this branches of government worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer that requires them to label the Executive branch, Legislative Branch, and Judicial Branch.
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The President’s Cabinet

For Students 8th - 12th
In this presidential cabinet worksheet, students read the 15 descriptions of Cabinet positions and match them to the appropriate titles.
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Painting Presidential Portraits

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the duties and powers of the president.  In this American Government lesson plan, 11th graders research to find information on the role of the president.  Students practice reading and listening skills.  
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The President's Executive Powers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the President's executive powers. In this government lesson, students read the Myers v. United States and Humphrey’s Executor v. United States case studies. Students take notes on the cases and respond to...
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The Roles of the President

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore presidential duties. For this executive branch lesson, students examine myths regarding the role of the President of the United States and discuss them. Young scholars view a PowerPoint presentation that feature...
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iCivics: Executive Command

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the role of President of the United States. In this executive branch lesson, students play an online game that requires them to consider the needs of Americans as they act as president.
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The Role of the Executive Branch in the Lawmaking Process

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners research the Executive Branches role in making a law. In this law making lesson plan, students study the history of the Constitution and see how much power the President has in making a bill into a law. Learners then research on...
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Congress - President: Keeping the Balance

For Students 8th - 12th
In this checks and balances in U.S. government worksheet, students read a 7-paragraph selection regarding Congress and the President and then respond to 5 short answer questions.