Branches of Government Nonfiction Passages
This non-fiction text packet contains everything your 5th-8th grade students need to understand the three branches of government. Your students will learn this social studies concept while close reading non-fiction text.
This resource includes 7 pages of non-fiction text, one comprehension test, two writing prompts and a glossary.
Page 1: Cover Page
Page 2: Table of Contents
Page 3: Before the Consitution
Page 4: Three Branches Overview
Page 5: Legislative Branch
Page 6: Executive Branch
Page 7: Judicial Branch
Page 8: Checks and Balances
Pages 9-10: Comprehension Test
Pages 11-12: Comprehension Test Answer Sheets
Pages 13-14: Writing Prompt 1 and Answer Sheet
Pages 15-16: Writing Prompt 2 and Answer Sheet
Page 17: Glossary
Page 18: Credits
Social Studies Informational Text Studies:
- Branches of Government Informational Text Study
- Supply and Demand Informational Text Study
- All About Taxes Informational Text Study
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