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The Role of the Judiciary in a System of Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
9th - 12th
Learners review concepts shown to them in a telecast on the role of the judiciary in a system of separation of powers. After reading an article, they work together in groups to complete a chart on checks and balances. They also discuss...
“You Better Check Yourself!”: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances in the US Government
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Through role playing as one of the three branches of government regarding a congressional decision made in 2000, learners explore the concept of separation of powers and checks and balances.
So You Want to Be President?: Voting and Electoral College
Sixth graders practice a voting method. For this presidential election lesson, 6th graders review the concept of checks and balances, learn new terms such as the electoral college and the electoral vote, map out the electoral votes and...
US Government: The Checks and Balances System of the US Constitution
6th - 8th
Students examine the responsibilities of the 3 branches of U.S. government. For this checks and balances lesson, students identify the powers of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government. Students share examples of...
Four Activities: Thurgood Marshall and the Nomination and Confirmation of Federal Judges
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The process of nominating and confirming federal judges can sound like a lot of bureaucratic hoops, but a resource breaks down the steps of the Supreme Court nominations in a simpler manner. Learners participate in four activities that...