The Office of the Executive

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An executive is not just a leader of a company; you can also use the term to describe the president of the United States. The ninth part of a 20-part unit teaches high schoolers about the importance of the executive branch and the clauses in the US Constitution that created its powers. Scholars analyze each clause in-depth to grasp everything from the presidential election itself to the standards for impeachment.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Break the class into small groups during active reading activities for a collaborative learning experience
  • Develop writing skills by asking pupils to write essays that answer some of the discussion questions
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes learners have the knowledge covered in the other lessons in the series
  • Before, during, and after reading activities assist in  scaffolding learning
  • Comprehension questions and corresponding answer keys make testing for understanding simple
  • Real-life-connection sections make the lesson relevant to today
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