How will you have time to teach United States Government and get your students to write using the Common Core Standards? I have the perfect product to help! This Cross Curricular Writing Unit is aligned to The Common Core Standards for 4th and 5th grade writing and addresses common topics in government!
The following text types are used in this unit: opinion, narrative, explanatory, and even a research topic!
Each text type includes 2 writing prompts, a pre-write/brainstorming sheet, and a final draft sheet.
The government topics included are: levels of government, process of a bill becoming a law, branches of government, Bill of Rights, Preamble, presidential debate issues, freedoms, and important amendments!
Your students will have a fabulous opportunity to show what they know about government on the given topics while also meeting the Common Core Standards!
As teachers, we do not ever have enough time- so let's just "kill two birds with one stone" with this product!
PLEASE NOTE: THIS UNIT INCLUDES A COLOR VERSION AND A PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION!