To review important words and names associated with the executive branch of government.
1 class period
Students begin this lesson by reviewing the definitions of 25 terms related to the executive branch of government. As they do so, have the kids underline or highlight the words that are particularly important to the meaning of each term. They can underline or highlight individual words or groups of words, but should not use more than half the definition.
After reading through the list of executive branch key terms, this information is then used to help class members complete a fun Word Challenge. There are fifteen series of words that, when rearranged in correct order, describe an executive branch term defined on the previous pages of the lesson. Students must identify the term and rewrite the scrambled words in the exact order given in the definition. They can look for answers in the list of 25 executive branch terms.
Teacher Instructions and answer key included, along with a 20-question follow up quiz to measure student progress. The quiz can also be given as a homework assignment.