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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, 12th graders discuss the basic responsibilities of the three branches of government. Students then take a closer look at judicial review as they...
The Checks and Balances System: A Worksheet
6th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a basic worksheet to accompany your lesson on the United States government's system of checks and balances. Pupils identify which of the three branches of government has the power listed in the first column (i.e. veto bills,...
The Role of the Judiciary in a System of Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
9th - 12th
High schoolers 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...
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...
Checks and Balances in Supreme Court Nominations Lesson Plan
8th - 12th
Learners explore the balance of power among the branches of the U.S. government. In this Supreme Court lesson, students analyze the checks and balances built into the Constitution as they discuss how each branch exercises authority in...
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 lesson, 12th graders discuss the basic responsibilities of the three branches of government and complete the provided handouts on...
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...
“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.