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655 reviewed resources for three branches of government

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James Madison: From Father of the Constitution to President

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
James Madison, fourth president of the United States serving from 1809-1817, is the focus of a four-lesson collection that provides high schoolers with the information they need to understand why Madison is considered "The Father of the...
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The Constitution and Bill of Rights

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Teach young learners about the rights that protect them every day with activities and videos about the Bill of Rights. With fun games, raps, lessons, and collaborative activities, the collection has something for everyone.
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Before and Beyond the Constitution: What Should a President do?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A collection of three resources provides middle schoolers with the founding fathers' vision of what they saw as the role of the president and the executive branch of the government. Young scholars examine the Articles of Confederation,...
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Organization of the Federal Courts

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
A three-lesson collection explores the federal and state court systems, as well as criminal and civil court systems. Along the way, high schoolers consider the qualifications necessary to serve in high-federal offices, and why courts...
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Political Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Designed for social studies classes, this collection of lessons examine both the history and the current state of US government institutions, policies, and economic programs.
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Lesson 3: Branches of Government

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Young historians climb through the three branches of the US government in the third lesson of this five-part series. While reading the first three Articles of the Constitution in small groups, children write facts on paper leaves that...
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US Government Review Part 1 - 3 Branches of Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A fun and interesting teacher describes the three branches of the US government. His lecture style and ability to explain with good examples could be a really big help to older students needing a tutorial or extra support in...
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How is Power Divided in the United States Government?

For Students 7th - 12th
Need an introduction to the three branches of the United States government? Look no further! This video offers a basic breakdown of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches, including their general makeup and designated...
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Constitutional Principles: Separation of Powers

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is separation of powers within a government important for protecting freedom? How does the United States Constitution organize the nation's governing bodies in order to ensure powers are limited and balanced? This video illustrates...
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Three Levels of Government

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Help your learners work their way through a reading assignment for informational text. Using context clues, they answer five comprehension question based on a short passage about the three levels of government: local government, state...
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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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The Three Branches of Our Government

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a document that describes the three branches of government and identify ways in which each branch of government affects their personal life.  In this US government instructional activity, students research a topic and...
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Branches of Government

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Set down the basics of the three branches of government with the reading passage included here. After reading, class members answer five questions related to the passage.
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The Three Branches of Government

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students examine the 3 branches of government. In this American government lesson, students create foldable notes regarding the functions and attributes of the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches of government.
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US Constitution Human Scavenger Hunt

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Here is a fun way to get your learners moving around the classroom, interacting with their classmates, and summarizing what they know about the United States Constitution! In this human scavenger hunt, your young citizens will find...
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Three Branches of Government

For Students 5th
For this United States government worksheet, 5th graders examine a diagram of, and read about the three branches of government. They read about the Supreme Court, Congress, and the President before answering 10 online fill in the blank...
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The Three Branches Of Government

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students create a visual representation of the three branches of government. As a class, students identify and discuss the three branches of government and their function in keeping the people of the country safe and productive. ...
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Charting the Three Branches of Government

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners review CongressLink on the internet and study the branches of government. They work in groups to create charts showing the structure and functions of the three branches of government as outlined in the first three articles to...
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3 Branches of Our Government

For Students 6th - 12th
This straightforward fill-in-the-blank activity could be used for a variety of purposes. Young historians are given 10 sentences about the branches of government; they fill in the blanks with terminology that is related to the United...
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Making the Branches of Government Relevant

For Teachers 5th - 7th
A discussion of the three branches of government can be a fascinating experience.
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Three Branches of Government

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Here is a very simple handout that illustrates how the Constitution provides for a separation of powers between the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
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The Three Branches of Government

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers complete a unit on the three branches of government. They compare/contrast the three branches of government, write a letter or e-mail to an executive in the Federal Government, and develop outlines for historical...
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Branches of Government

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils participate in a sorting activity to research and categorize the three branches of government. They listen to teacher read aloud and write questions for a game based activity
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Anatomy of the Constitution

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
According to the United States Constitution, which branch of government is responsible for printing money? Declaring war? Punishing pirates?! Also, what is the process for amending the Constitution? These are just some of the questions...