To understand how the government of the United States represents, serves, and protects the American people today.
1 class period
In this activity, students work to fill in missing words, names, and terms in a series of sentences about American government arranged in the following categories.
• The Executive Branch
• The Legislative Branch
• The Judicial Branch
Each statement includes information about the federal government at work. One or more letters in each answer are given as clues. You can decide whether to present this as a contest, game, or activity for individuals.
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.