Executive Branch of the U.S. Government
Fourth graders create a K-W-L chart of what they know about the executive branch of government. They access the Internet to research a specific level of government. They create a PowerPoint presentation with a minimum of eight slides.
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Lesson 3: Branches of Government
Young historians climb through the three branches of the US government in the third instructional activity of this five-part series. While reading the first three Articles of the Constitution in small groups, children write facts on...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New $1 Coins Honor U.S. Presidents
Elementary schoolers examine money, then read a news article about new coins being produced by the U.S. Mint. The teacher introduces the article with samples of American money and a vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
What Basic Ideas About Government Are Included in the Preamble to the Constitution?
Young historians explore the meaning of the Preamble to the US Constitution in this upper-elementary social studies lesson. Working with partners or in small groups, children discuss the purpose of government before reading and analyzing...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
U. S. Government: Linking the Mind, Brain, Teaching and Learning
Have your fourth graders learn about government at the local, state, and national level using this resource. They learn about the Bill of Rights, participate in a mock Congressional session, and use Kidspiration to compare federal and...
4th Social Studies & History