This packet can be used to to teach students about the Three Branches of Government.
Students will learn what the functions and responsibilities are for each branch. They will learn what departments make up the Executive Branch and what the roles and responsibilities are.
Students will meet the first African Americans to hold key or leading positions in our federal government.
This packet will supplement and enhance the study of history and government.
It offers performance tasks to help students understand the role of government in their lives.
It includes a worksheet where students match an activity to the department responsible for it.
There is a worksheet where students select a position and describe what they will do to improve life for Americans.
It also includes worksheets for research assignments where they must determine equivalent positions and office holders in their state.
The packet includes 23 pages of text and images.
It prints on 8.5 x 11 paper and is suitable for grades 4-8.
It was created by Kathy Trusty of the African American History Place.