117 Slides of Unit Plan awesomeness! This unit plan took me about 8 hours to complete so your $5 will be well-spent. It includes your necessary base knowledge, numerous videos and interactive sites for the students to explore, quiz sites, writer's notebook notebook writing opportunities, etc. This unit is for the new GSE 3rd grade standards. I am teaching 3rd grade this year so keep a look out for all new products in 3rd grade over the next few months. Upload to Google Classroom and students can follow along/go on interactive adventures when prompted.
SS3CG1 Describe the elements of representative democracy/republic in the United States.
a. Describe the three branches of national government: executive (president), legislative (Congress), and judicial (Supreme Court of the United States).
b. Describe the three branches of state government: executive (governor), legislative (Georgia General Assembly), and judicial (Supreme Court of Georgia).
c. State the main responsibility of each branch: executive (enforcing laws), legislative
(making laws), judicial (determining if laws are fair).
SS3CG2 Explain the importance of Americans sharing certain central democratic beliefs and principles, both personal and civic.
a. Explain the necessity of respecting the rights of others and promoting the common good.
b. Explain the necessity of obeying reasonable laws/rules voluntarily, and explain why it is important for citizens in a democratic society to participate in public (civic) life (staying
informed, voting, volunteering, and communicating with public officials).