This Civics and Government bundle includes three important Social Studies concepts in a close reading format that will make it easy for you to integrate reading across the curriculum! Students will learn about how the Constitution set the purpose for the U.S. government, the three branches of government, voting, elections, checks and balances, and more!
Each text set (Purpose of Government, Three Branches of Government, and How Government Gets Its Power) includes a reading passage, graphic organizer, text-dependent questions, vocabulary activities, and a quiz.
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★ Purpose of Government Close Reading Passage
★ Three Branches of Government Close Reading Passage
★ How Government Gets Its Power Close Reading Passage
★ 1st Reading: Guiding Questions, What's the Gist?, and Vocabulary in Context
★ 2nd Reading Guiding Questions and Comprehension Questions
★ Graphic Organizers: 1.) Main Idea and Key Details, 2.) Three Branches of Government Tree Map, 3.) Voting Bubble Map
★ Quiz for each passage
★ Vocabulary Mapping Organizer
★ Vocabulary Sort
★ Word Wall Words
★ Teacher Resources: Pre-teaching Vocabulary Instructions, Close Reading Tips
EASEL™ Activity & Assessment: This resource is ready for students to access on TpT's EASEL platform! Easel is an interactive layer over the original PDF worksheets that you can use on the TpT platform OR assign in Google Classroom.
How to Use in Your Classroom:
This Print and Go resource can be used as Social Studies activities and/or Language Arts activities which gives you the flexibility to fit it in wherever you can! It's perfect for:
- Small Groups
- Independent Work
- Whole Group Instruction
More Social Studies resources in my store:
⭐ Settlement Patterns in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Caribbean
⭐ Constitution Day Differentiated Close Reading Activities
⭐ Regions of the United States Close Reading Passages, Vocabulary, & Map Activity
⭐ Election Day Reading | Graphic Organizer | Comprehension Questions - 3rd Grade
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