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Bundled Rdg Passages for Differentiated Learning: The U.S. Government
This leveled reading comprehension product contains 3 passages for this topic. There are 10 comprehension questions that accompany it, and the questions are based on common core literacy standards.
This product includes a more challenging passage, an easier passage, and a LARGE PRINT version of the easier passage. Research supports that increasing the font size shows a positive improvement on struggling students’ ability to read and comprehend text.
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Levels of Government
1170 9.3 Regular Level
1090 7.8 Modified Level
1060 7.0 LARGE PRINT VERSION
Answer key included!
Standards based on Georgia, California, Virginia, and New York Government Standards
SS3CG1 The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that provide the foundation of a republican form of government.
a.Explain why in the United States there is a separation of power between branches of government and levels of government.
b.Name the three levels of government (national, state, local) and the three branches in each (executive, legislative, judicial), including the names of the legislative branch (Congress, General Assembly, county commission or city council).
c.State an example of the responsibilities of each level and branch of government.
c.The federal system of government in the U.S.
3. Describe the similarities (e.g., written documents, rule of law, consent of the governed, three separate branches) and differences (e.g., scope of jurisdiction, limits on government powers, use of the military) among federal, state, and local governments.
4. Explain the structures and functions of state governments, including the roles and re¬sponsibilities of their elected officials.