This product introduces and reviews Congressional committees in the House of Representatives and Senate. The students get a feel for why Congress uses committees, they take notes on the types of committees, then review the types of committees using an informal formative assessment. The newly added worksheet asks students to identify types of committees using scenarios and to back their assertion up with evidence from their notes.
The product includes:
A Detailed Lesson Plan (PDF)
A Hook Activity (PDF)
Guided Notes (PDF)
Committees in Congress Worksheet (PDF)
Committee Review Slideshow (PPT)
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