Mini Student book on Checks and balances, Three branches of Government Fold-ables, Flip-ables and Slide-ables for projects and interactive notebooks.
The following activities can be used with 4th – 8th grades to accompany your lessons about the US Government. There are a multitude of YouTube videos, PowerPoints, and internet sites that do a fabulous job of teaching and reviewing the foundation, checks and balances, and responsibilities of our Government. The following activities are meant to supplement and enhance your social studies curriculum with vocabulary cards, flip charts, research forms, note pages for teachers, interactive slide-ables, Executive, Judicial, and Legislative foldables with keys and a mini-book for checks and balances.
In this Government Unit
Objective and essential question.
Foldable for Government terms with directions
Four Term Cards with notes on the back
Vocabulary flip-able for Interactive notes or foldable. These can also be cut apart for vocabulary words.
Blank research tabs on congress that cut and staple into a flip chart for the congress page or interactive notebook.
Notes on Congress you can use as an answer key or simply for a student foldable or interactive notebook.
How a bill becomes a law interactive slide-able chart.
How a bill becomes a law pull tab game or review
Executive Branch Foldable
Executive Branch Notes Foldable
Judicial Branch Foldable
Judicial Branch Notes Foldable
Understanding our government’s Checks and balances mini book. Review of content vocabulary and skill. Cloze style.
Poster for the three branches with 16 cards for a human sort or station work. Can put the answers on the back of the posters or use the answer sheets with review.
End of grade test prep, two tests with answer keys.
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I think you have the greatest job in the world and I hope this unit makes your life a little easier!