Reflection: Writing Across the Disciplines A Study of the 3 Branches of U.S. Government - Section 4: Closure


From this activity of writing relative to social studies, my scholars clearly see through the use of a graphic organizer that our federal government has an effective system of checks and balances.  I explain to them that the founders of our great nation put these checks and balances in place so that no one branch of government would yield too much power.

  Checks and Balances
  Writing Across the Disciplines: Checks and Balances
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A Study of the 3 Branches of U.S. Government

Unit 10: U. S. Government
Lesson 1 of 5

Objective: SWBAT create a 3 column chart to distinguish the roles and responsibilities of the 3 branches of U.S. government.

Big Idea: As part of their research projects on U.S. Presidents, students will examine the 3 branches of U.S. government.

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