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253 resources with the concept the three branches of government

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Slow-moving Process

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explain why the Framers designed a long and complicated legislative process, and evaluate how effectively the legislative branch of the government is serving the purposes for which it was created.
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Cabinet Posts Change Hands

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore web site of Executive Branch of the United States Government, focusing on responsibilities of the Cabinet members.
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Influencing Public Policy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars read the local newspaper, identify a currrent community issue and develop plans to influence the formation, development, and implementation of a policy to affect the issue. They write a biography about someone who has...
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Maine: State Government

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in interactive lessons to study the history and government of Maine. They observe the studenT Cabinet of Maine and assess its goals and work.
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Who or What is Un-American?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore concepts about civil liberties, research the history of sedition-related legislation in the U.S. and create a position paper on the topic.
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Claim Your Power

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders analyze the branches of the Texas government and identify its powers and characteristics. The separation of powers and checks and balances are identified.
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Creating Laws

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young scholars brainstorm ideas for legislation and present their ideas to the class. They draft a bill and take it through the normal procedures of the Canadian Parliament.
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Making a Mace

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students make a mace as a symbol of the legislatures authority to make laws.
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Understanding Separation of Powers

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners discuss real newspaper articles about recent events that have raised interesting issues with respect to the separation of powers in U.S. government.
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Ports in the Storm

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explore national security issues related to the possibility of a Dubai-owned company operating an American port. Opinions are solicited and debated.
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Read My Lips

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research and examine Florida's government and the three branches of government. They write and present campaign speeches that explain the reasons why they would be the best candidates for governor.
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Utah's Judicial Branch

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain that the judicial branch of Utah's government interprets laws and reviews the consitutionality of laws.
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The Three Branches of Utah's Government

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain the relationship between Utah's three branches of government.