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Branches of Government

Branches of Government

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Author: Tara Brown
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At the end of this lesson, students should be able to name the three branches of the US government and describe each branch's role.

Information on the three branches of government.

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Tutorial

Instructions

This is a brief introduction to the three branches of the US government. Your goal is to be able to name the three different branches and give a brief summary of each. 

Take notes! You can either draw a graphic organizer in your notebook (there are several that could work here, including a web or a matrix), or you could make a foldable (fold a piece of paper in half and cut so you have three pieces to fold back).

When you have finished, be sure to take the quiz. Remember, this is a brief introduction! This is not everything you should know about the government!

 

Example of a foldable:

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Scholastic Article

Here is an article from Scholastic about the United States Government!

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Flocabulary: Three Branches of Government

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Kids.gov Graphic

3 Branches of Government Graphic

Source: kids.gov

Branches Graphic 2

Branches Graphic 2