Branches of Government

Branches of Government


Third grade students will learn about the three branches of government

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3rd Grade History

3.4 Students understand the role of rules and laws in our daily lives and the basic structure of the U.S. government. 
           4. Understand the three branches of government.

If We Didn't Have Laws

Source: Why People Have Laws. (2013, November 04). Retrieved September 24, 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOLJeOHF8G0

3 Ring Government

Source: T. (2009, November 02). SchoolHouse Rock Three Ring Government. Retrieved September 24, 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEPd98CbbMk

Three Branches of Government Powerpoint

3 Branches Rap

Source: 3 Branches Of Goverment. (2016, February 27). Retrieved September 24, 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOS7RGpvNVs

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Source: Martina, M. (2015, October 15). How are the Laws made in the US ? Retrieved September 18, 2016, from https://empoweryourknowledgeandhappytrivia.wordpress.com/2014/10/15/how-are-the-laws-made-in-the-us/


Think of a new law that you would like for the United States of America.  Describe the law in detail and explain why you would want this law in our country. Then explain the process your law must go through to become official.  Include all three branches of government and their job in helping you pass your new law.  Write your response in your journal for today.