Students having trouble understanding the various branches of government? Make sure that your students are able to tell the difference between some of the key terms and vocabulary involved in this important topic. This would be a perfect assessment or interactive notebook activity after teaching the government duties and responsibilities within each branch. Students are asked to cut out each sentence and decide whether it fits with the category of Congress, Civil Rights, Democracy, Committee, Representatives, Sessions, Bill, Term, Senators, Legislative, Impeach, Constitution, and Filibuster. They then glue under the correct heading on the included sheet OR paste into a social studies interactive journal. An answer key is included for easy grading.
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