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Civics 3 Branches of Government & Checks and Balances PBL Unit
Explore the various issues of the 3 Branches of Government with a critical lens, everything from the U.S. Constitution’s original text and checks and balances, to Congressional and Executive Cabinet leadership and the humble town hall meeting in this creative, collaborative and primary source-based

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Executive Branch, Amendments, Electoral College, Checks & Balances, More!
Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, Judicial Branch, Amendments, Electoral College, Checks & Balances, More! Guided Notes and PowerPoint! Engaging! This election resource is included in the engaging and hands-on 7-lesson Election Bundle, located here: Election Bundle! 7 Fun & Engaging R

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Checks and Balances Chart and Activities
Checks and Balances – Graphic Organizers and handoutsThis lesson covers the system of checks and balances. Checks and Balances is an important concept to understating how American government works. Included in this resource:You can decide how much practice your students need or which style of activi
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Three Branches Government Checks & Balances Interactive Powerpoint + Worksheet
This is a five slide interactive PowerPoint presentation that displays the various checks and balances within the three branches of the federal government. There is an accompanying worksheet included in the zip file. This presentation includes animation and a saluting bald eagle at the conclusion
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Branches of Government and Checks and Balances PowerPoint and Notes Sheets
This resource includes the following documents to teach students about the branches of government as well as the checks and balances system: - 9 slide PowerPoint that introduces the branches of government with explanations, their importance, and the checks and balances system - a branches of govern
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Checks and Balances DBQ or primary source activity
Checks and Balances Writing Assignment/ DBQChecks and Balances is an important part of every American government unit. This resource can be used two ways: have students just answer the questions or apply their knowledge to a writing piece. These activities could be used in class, with a partner, o
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Checks and Balances
Do your students struggle with the concept of checks and balances? This resource explains the concept in a simple easy to understand way. The Checks and Balances is an important concept for any American government or civics unit. There are three activities included in this resource: A quick bac
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Holiday Shopping Project - sales tax, writing checks & balancing budget
Holiday Shopping Project is an engaging real-life math project that allows students the opportunity to calculate sales tax, write checks and balance a budget. Students choose 10 people to buy gifts for and go shopping using catalogs, advertisements from newspapers and websites. This project takes
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3 Branches: Checks and Balances - Notes, Chart, Scenarios, Quiz
These are some great worksheets and extension activities to enhance your unit on the U.S. Government, focus on Checks & Balances. First, students receive a chart handout that easily explains each branch of government and the actions it could take to check the other 2 branches. Color-coded, and
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Checks and Balances Graphic Organizer, Printable Visual Summary & Powerpoint
Recently completely updated! Resources are all together in bundle. Students fill in a graphic organizer by viewing the checks and balances printable graphic summary or animated power point. The power point is concise with key Common Core vocabulary. Includes pictures of President Obama and current S
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U.S. Government: Preamble, Bill of Rights, Checks & Balances
This is a bundle of 3 other products from my store: Save and buy all 3 together! * U.S. Constitution Preamble Worksheet DBQ: Students Write Preamble in Own Words * U.S. Constitution Bill of Rights Worksheet DBQ: Read and Understand * U.S. Government: Checks and Balances - Notes Chart, Scenarios, Q
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Checks and Balances
Checks and BalancesAim: Why is no branch stronger than another?Included in this resource:• Title page • Do Now: Student-centered critical thinking question - What is the principle that created the three branches of government? What is its purpose, and why is it important? {separation of powers}• T

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Checks and Balances Game
This game was a home run in class this past year. Students went crazy competing against the other branches in order to understand the concept of checks and balances. The class is broken up into the 3 branches of government and compete against each other in order to assure that the other 2 branches
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Checks and Balances Powerpoint Graphic Organizer Worksheet
Students fill in graphic organizer by viewing the checks and balances graphic also posted. Includes pictures of President Trump and current Supreme Court Justices. This assignment has a bonus! A Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances activity with two options has also been included with this
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Checks and Balances PowerPoint Presentation
Objective: To examine the nation's system of checks and balances. Key Terms and People: Checks and Balances Barack Obama John Roberts John Boehner Executive Branch Legislative Branch Judicial Branch Congress Senate House of Representatives Impeach Veto Bill Clinton Supreme Court Unconstitutional M
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US Government:  Checks and Balances / Separation of Powers Scenarios
This document includes 10 scenarios that demonstrate the federal government’s separation of powers and checks and balances. Eight of the scenarios are actual historical events that happened in our government, the other two are hypothetical situations. I generally split my students into groups and
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Checks and Balances Worksheets
Here are all the worksheets you will need to teach checks and balances. This packet contains an information sheet and multiple worksheets about the checks and balances system in the United States government. Included is a worksheet: 1) With each branch's powers and checks in an easy to read table
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Checks and Balances Cut and Paste Review--NO PREP
Have your students review how the principle of checks and balances plays out in real life in this interactive Cut and paste activity. Use this as an entry in an interactive notebook or as a stand alone review activity. This activity has 6 real life scenarios of how each branch has exercised their
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The Constitution - Checks and Balances - Interactive Powerpoint and Worksheet
This lesson on checks and balances includes an interactive power point (8 slides total) as well as a student worksheet that helps to clearly explain the various checks and balances of the U.S. Government (CA Standard 8.2.7). What makes this power point unique is that it is specially designed with
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Checks and Balances Game Docs
Use the following documents to go along with the Checks and Balances game powerpoint. The game will not work unless these documents are used with the powerpoint. The power grabs are for each branch to try and gain too much power and the simplified Constitution is used for each branch to check the
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Checks and Balances Graphic Organizer Notes
Checks and Balances - Note Page or Graphic Organizer Useful quick note page or graphic organizer to use in class on Checks and Balances. Teacher and Student note page included. On the student page, some of the details were deleted. Students are only asked to write down some of the details. This
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Checks and Balances to Make a Law
In this fun activity, student explore the roles of each branch of government for creating a law. The students are separated into the three branches of government. Each branch is given a set of bills and directions for how their branch is to react to the bill. The activity starts by having the Legisl
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Check the Power (Checks and Balances) VA Civics & Economics SOL CE. 6b
Quick and easy worksheet to review checks and balances of the national government. Students identify which branch has the power to check the other branches and create examples of their own. Included in this download are editable/PDF versions of the worksheet, as well as, an answer key! Covers VA C
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Checks and Balances Worksheet
This graphic organizer will help students to determine what checks and balances each branch has over the others. This will help to better understand our national government. Answer key is included!
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