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This a graphic organizer I created when I taught the three levels of government: local, state, and federal. I has an image of Texas for the state l...

This a graphic organizer I created when I taught the three levels of government: local, state, and federal. I has an image of Texas for the state l...

Hey Stupid! The President Doesn’t Run Congress!! | Winning Progressive    The Pragmatic Pundit reminds the media that it is Congress, not the President, who can and must act to avoid the sequester.

Hey Stupid! The President Doesn’t Run Congress!! | Winning Progressive The Pragmatic Pundit reminds the media that it is Congress, not the President, who can and must act to avoid the sequester.

Branches of government - We need  ALL three; a system of "Checks and Balances" keeps one branch from CONTROLLING the other two.

Branches of government - We need ALL three; a system of "Checks and Balances" keeps one branch from CONTROLLING the other two.

These interactive pages cover the Government. This bundle begins with the comparison of the Greek and U.S government and goes through the Constitution and the 3 Branches of Government. $

These interactive pages cover the Government. This bundle begins with the comparison of the Greek and U.S government and goes through the Constitution and the 3 Branches of Government. $

Turn historical figures into Wanted Figures. This can especially effective if you have students take the point of view of one side of a war or battle. Why would the English put George Washington on a Wanted Poster?

Turn historical figures into Wanted Figures. This can especially effective if you have students take the point of view of one side of a war or battle. Why would the English put George Washington on a Wanted Poster?

Lesson Deli--Using Thinking Maps to teach students about the American Revolution.  Quick post by The Pensive Sloth on how to use a graphic organizer (Brace Map) to help students understand the Declaration of Independence.

Lesson Deli--Using Thinking Maps to teach students about the American Revolution. Quick post by The Pensive Sloth on how to use a graphic organizer (Brace Map) to help students understand the Declaration of Independence.

Online game "Branch-O-Mania" - Third Grade Civic/Government Understanding. [Standard: SS3CG1 - The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that provide the foundation of a republican form of government. B. Three branches in each.] This is an educational game for students to practice what they have learned about branches of the government.

Online game "Branch-O-Mania" - Third Grade Civic/Government Understanding. [Standard: SS3CG1 - The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that provide the foundation of a republican form of government. B. Three branches in each.] This is an educational game for students to practice what they have learned about branches of the government.