Teacher strategy SS4CG3 Describe the structure of government and the Bill of Rights. a. Describe how the three branches of government interact with each other (checks and balances and separation of powers), and how they relate to local, state, and federal government.
I like to keep my students guessing about they'll be doing in class each day. And, one of my favorite twists is to let my students use food as a manipulative. In particular, I like to have my students use gummy bears to create scenes that represent various topics. It may seem a little odd, but my students (even my too cool for just about anything Seniors) love this change of pace. Here are some different ways I've used gummy bears in my classes. 1. Civics - As a introduction to different…
Literature: Our Government: The Three Branches by Shelly Buchanan Strands: 4th grade, Roles and Systems of Government, "A constitution is a written plan for government. The Ohio Constitution and the U.S. Constitution separate the major responsibilities of government among three branches."
Let your students get creative with this FREE Parts of the US Constitution lesson! This freebie makes a fun addition to any US Constitution history projects, activities, or lessons! This project was created with 5th grade through middle school education in mind. Enjoy! #5thGrade #MiddleSchool #Interactive