The "Tree" Branches of Government

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Introduce your learners to the three branches of government with a great collaborative group project. Class members work together to create a graphic organizer in the shape of a tree to inform others about the goals and principles of the United States Constitution and the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Consider displaying completed projects in a public venue to encourage quality work and an engaging learning community
Classroom Considerations

  • While the resource mentions a Tree Branches Graphic Organizer, this is not actually included in the document; however, use this as an opportunity to develop specific guiding questions for what you would like learners to research regarding their chosen branch of government
Pros

  • Group roles and expectations are clearly defined
  • Excellent tool for developing teamwork and collaboration skills
  • All project handouts and evaluations included
  • Can download and edit document
Cons

  • None