We found 717 reviewed resources for separation of powers
Constitutional Principles: Separation of Powers
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why is separation of powers within a government important for protecting freedom? How does the United States Constitution organize the nation's governing bodies in order to ensure powers are limited and balanced? This video illustrates...
The Role of the Judiciary in a System of Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
9th - 12th
Students 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...
Lesson 5: Constitution Principles: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
Twelfth graders explore the limited powers of the 3 branches of U.S. government. In this U.S. government instructional activity, 12th graders discuss the basic responsibilities of the three branches of government and complete the...
"Mending Wall" and The Separation of Powers
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars use Robert Frost's poem to better interpret and understand the separation of powers in the United States Constitution. Class members examine and analyze the role checks and balances are supposed to play in the government.
Lesson 6: Constitutional Principles: Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
Twelfth graders explore the concept of checks and balances. In this U.S. government lesson plan, 12th graders discuss the basic responsibilities of the three branches of government. Students then take a closer look at judicial review as...
Separation of Powers/Qualifications of Office
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Time to work together in class to understand the separation of powers as well as the qualifications for office! The resource includes terms to review for pre-knowledge before beginning instruction. Following the review, pupils work on a...
Regents Review Worksheet #1: Principles of the U.S. Constitution
Kids who take the Regents Exam really need to know a lot of information. This is a wonderful exam review tool that includes 26 pages of questions, charts, and suggested readings to help upper graders pass the test. It focuses on all...
Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances: Crash Course Government and Politics #3
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars analyze why the Founding Fathers separated the governmental powers into three branches. They use evidence from a short video clip, the third in a 50-part series, to draw conclusions on the importance of having checks and...
“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.