Three Branches of Government- Reading Passages, Lapbook, PowerPoint, and Test!

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Tony the Tourist
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4th - 5th, Homeschool
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108 pages and slides
$8.75
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Description

Learn about the three branches of government as Tony the Tourist travels to Washington D.C! This is a complete 4+ week, no-prep unit on the Three Branches of Government. You will be provided with lesson plans, a student workbook and accompanying interactive notebook (activity lapbook), a PowerPoint & Google Slides for teacher-guided instruction, and an end-of-unit assessment. The student workbook is also Google 1:1 compatible. Reading and literacy skill building activities are built-in to the student workbook (You can also buy the Student Workbook as a stand-alone resource by CLICKING HERE).

This unit is easy to implement with independent learners and, therefore, can be used in hybrid classrooms, with at-home learners, or fully in-person classes. And as a bonus- your students will love learning about the three branches of government with Tony the Tourist!

INCLUDED:

- A Student Workbook

  • Vocabulary List
  • A Unit Outline with lessons and page numbers
  • Six Lessons:  1. The Constitution of the United States, 2. the Legislative Branch, 3. the Executive Branch, 4. The Judicial Branch, 5. Checks and Balances, 6. Democracy and Elections
  • Reading Passages with Guided Notes
  • Reading Skills activities
  • Study Guide
  • Google 1:1 Compatible

- An Interactive Notebook / Activity Lapbook

  • Completely aligned with the Student Workbook
  • 6 interactive activities
  • Can be used by students independently
  • 8 Writing Prompts on a Choice Board
  • Vocabulary Flashcards

- PowerPoint

  • Provides a digital format of the Student Workbook
  • Great for teacher-guided instruction and read alouds
  • Unit content is not editable, but you can add or delete slides
  • Google Slides Presentation also included

- Teacher Guide

  • Lesson plans with Student Learning Objectives and Essential Questions
  • Answer Keys for all resources
  • Unit preparation checklist
  • State Standards: Common Core, TEKS, VA SOL
  • Link to Google compatible Student Workbook

- Test

  • Editable Word document
  • 5 fill-in-the-blank questions with a word bank
  • 5 multiple choice questions
  • 5 True/False statements
  • 2 short response questions

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108 pages and slides
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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

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