The Three Branches of Government

The Three Branches of Government

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Watch this short video to learn about the Three Branches of Government.

Look here for help to answer quiz questions 3 and 4.

Look here for help to answer quiz questions 1 and 2.


Students will be able to identify the responsibilities of the three branches of government as evidenced by researching the topic, watching a video, and taking a quiz.

3rd Grade History Social Science Standard

Grade 3 Continuity and Change 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, with an emphasis on local government.

The "Big" Question

What Are the Different Responsibilities of the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches of Government?

What are the Branches of Government?