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Checks and Balances

Checks and Balances
Checks and Balances
Checks and Balances
Checks and Balances
Product Description
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 background reading, student note sheet, and worksheet. All of the resources require no prep on your end and already to just PRINT and use!

Included in this Checks and Balances:
•Teacher Ideas
•Student Note sheet- graphic organizer style

Bonus Writing Activity with rubric!

How to use this resource:

There are many ways to incorporate these activities into your government unit. They can be used as:
•Homework assignments
•Small Group Activities: Have a small group work together on the worksheet, then go over as a class.
•Review assignments: Preparing for a test or quiz? Students can fill in the worksheet or the fill-in the blank notes.
•Learning Stations: Set up review stations on checks and balances, students can rotate through the stations.

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Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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