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This product introduces students to the process and steps it takes for a bill to become a law in North Carolina. I have included 6 pages of text for students to read about how a bill becomes a law.
A journey of a bill flow chart is also included for students to use as a reference sheet.
The text is broken down into the following heading/topics:
Who Can Suggest a Law?
Introduction of Bills
Committees Review Bills
House or Senate Debate the Bill
Bill is Sent to the "Other" Chamber
Changes in the Bill
Sent to the Governor
What happens next?
It Can Be Complicated!
Do you have an idea for a new law?
Summary: How Our Laws are Made
The 4 Main Steps
The Actual Journey of a Bill
Activity #1: Students number the steps in order from 1-12 describing how an idea for a law becomes a bill.
20 multiple choice and open-ended questions are included which aligns with the text.
ALL answer keys are included!
This product aligns perfectly with 4th Grade North Carolina Essential Standards for Social Studies.