3 Branches of Government Activity | Social Studies Interactive Notebook

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Shelly Rees
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4th - 8th, Homeschool
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This could be used as an introduction or a review for the three branches of government. My students had zero difficulty completing this assignment.
We used this in our journals to take notes on the three branches of government, in a more creative way to work through the jobs of each branch.
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Your students will enjoy learning about the 3 Branches of Government with this interactive packet. This hands-on approach to learning will be a huge help to your students as they learn and understand all about the checks, balances, and duties of the three branches of the U.S. Government.

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This resource includes both a printable version AND a digital version. The digital version is on Google Slides and is perfect for distance learning, independent work, centers, and more!

This helpful packet includes:

  • Information Guide - This sheet in included for convenience in note-taking and foldable completion.
  • 3 Flip Books - These mini file folder foldables are perfect for helping your students discover the duties, members, and checks and balances of each of the 3 branches of government. Great for interactive notebooks!
  • Interactive Checks and Balances Chart - Students create an interactive table to explore and learn about the checks and balances of the 3 branches of government. This table is ideal for use in students' interactive notebooks.
  • Writing Activity - Students will use the provided application form to apply for a job in the government branch of their choice. A letter-writing template is also included for letters of application and interest.
  • Bulletin Board Display - Includes bulletin board header, illustrated accent pieces, and photo directions. Use these pages to create a bulletin board with an informative display about the 3 branches of government. Add the students' job applications for an eye-catching bulletin board!

The packet also includes a teacher-direction sheet with photo examples of the projects in use in the classroom. It is very clear and easy-to-use; basically just print and go! My students loved these activities; I think yours will, too!

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Shelly Rees

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