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Constitutional Issues: Separation of Powers

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Pupils discribe the principle and the history of separation of powers.
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Separation of Powers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In a fun and informative simulation, your learners will act in groups as lead chefs, menu writers, and nutrition inspectors in deciding a new school lunch menu. They will then compare and contrast their experience to the interaction...
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Branches of Government

For Students 5th - 8th
After reading a short text on the branches of government in the United States, future voters answer 8 fill-in-the-blank questions, as well as 11 true or false questions. This instructional activity would be a great homework assignment or...
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The Power of Judicial Review

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Marbury v. Madison is arguably the most important landmark case in the history of the Supreme Court. A fact-filled lesson provides background information about the case and two others related to the concept of judicial review. Scholars...
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The Role of the Judiciary in a System of Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students determine the difference between the different branches of government and assess the role of each within the American governmental system.
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Bureaucracy Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #15

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rules, rules, and more rules. Scholars analyze the role bureaucracy plays in the United States government and politics. Using the 15th installment in a 50-part series that explores US government and politics, a short video clip...
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Branches of U.S. Government

For Students 7th - 8th
For this branches of U.S. government worksheet, students answer 3 questions for each branch concerning separation of powers, then give examples from the textbook for the use of checks and balances for each branch.
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Checks and Balances

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students take a closer look at the responsibilities of the Legislative, Judicial, and Executive branches. For this U.S. government lesson, students read articles 1, 2, and 3 of the Constitution and then use Venn diagrams to compare and...
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Multiplying By Powers of Ten (E)

For Students 7th - 8th
In this powers of ten worksheet, learners multiply whole numbers by powers of ten. This four-page worksheet contains approximately 40 problems. Answers are listed on a separate page.
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Separate But Equal - Is It Black or White?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The story of Ruby Bridges and the case of Brown vs. The Board of Education are fantastic tools for discussing the concept of separate but equal. Kids tackle some big questions about what is fair, what is civil, and what rights or laws...
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Separation of Powers: Checks and Balances

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the reasons for separation of powers between the branches of government. They list the branches and identify the powers and functions of each.
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Separation of Powers

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore and explain the responsibilities and limits of our national system of government. After reading various selections documenting the viewpoints of the federalists and anti-federalists and the separation of power,...
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Separation of Powers Between the Three Branches of

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of the three branches of government by dividing into three teams. They record the powers of the three branches.
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Separation of Powers

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research the three branches of government and examine the effect that the separation of powers has on the presidency. They explain the importance of the rule of law in establishing limits on both those who govern and the...
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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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Planet Fourth Grade is Researching the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 4th Standards
Using the Constitutional Convention as a model, learners create their own governments. Other activities to explore the American Constitution include creating posters to help explain the Bill of Rights. 
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American Becomes a Colonial Power

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Exploring the idea of America joining "the imperialist club" at the end of the 19th century, this presentation presents reasons why America not only had the drive to explore the world, but the power and wealth with which to do so....
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Feudal Powers in Japan

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A traditional textbook chapter focuses on feudal powers in Japan, and includes vocabulary, note-taking tips in the sidebar, main ideas, and follow-up assessment questions. It also incorporates opportunities for art analysis and geography...
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A Writer’s Guide to Powerful Paragraphs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to teaching writing, it helps to start small. A supplementary guide to A Writer's Guide to Powerful Paragraphs provides suggested activities to help writers craft a variety of paragraphs. Each assignment covers a specific...
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Methods of Power- Solar, Hydrogen, and Electric

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students examine solar, hydrogen, electric power. In this research based lesson, students will do simple investigations, view videos, discuss, and research how these three types of energy are used for power. They illustrate a...
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POWERS OF THE PRESIDENT: THE CASE OF LATVIA

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students compare the powers of a U.S. president to those of leaders of other countries. They pretend they are presidential advisors and make decisions as a group as to what the president has the right do in different situations.
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Federalism: The Nation and The States

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discuss the division of powers between national and state governments. Groups create a PowerPoint slide representing one of the 3 types of powers.
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Federalism and the Division of Power US Civics

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students examine current events to identify levels of power in government. In this federalism lesson, students define federalism by writing examples and drawing a graphic. Students write lecture notes and determine which examples belong...
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Controlling Bureaucracies: Crash Course Government and Politics #17

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Contrary to popular belief, the government cannot do anything it wants. As the 17th lesson of a 50-part unit exploring government and politics, a short video explains the controlling limits placed on appointments and powers in...

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