Here's a nice anchor chart on branches state of government. (This is example is for South Carolina, but this model will work for most states.)

Here's a nice anchor chart on branches state of government. (This is example is for South Carolina, but this model will work for most states.)

Great Classroom Idea: Veteran's Day Poem for classroom door decorations #VeteransDay www.operationwearehere.com/veteransday.html

Great Classroom Idea: Veteran's Day Poem for classroom door decorations #VeteransDay www.operationwearehere.com/veteransday.html

Kids read the Constitution and color code the powers and authorities of each branch on this printable worksheet.

Kids read the Constitution and color code the powers and authorities of each branch on this printable worksheet.

A fun interactive game for elementary-aged students to reconstruct the Bill of Rights using our basic freedoms by the National Constitution Center.

A fun interactive game for elementary-aged students to reconstruct the Bill of Rights using our basic freedoms by the National Constitution Center.

Check out this great activity that will get students thinking, interacting, and competing while learning about the legislative process.

Check out this great activity that will get students thinking, interacting, and competing while learning about the legislative process.


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Here's a foldable on the branches of government.  Full lesson plan: http://www.fwisd.org/socialstudies/Documents/grade_k-3_govt-branches.pdf

Here's a foldable on the branches of government. Full lesson plan: http://www.fwisd.org/socialstudies/Documents/grade_k-3_govt-branches.pdf

Challenge students to order rights from most important to least important and justify their answers.

Challenge students to order rights from most important to least important and justify their answers.

Branches of Government anchor chart and ideas for teaching government to elementary students

Branches of Government anchor chart and ideas for teaching government to elementary students

Branches of Government notebooking <---this would make a great poster to hang up in the school room for the kids to have a visual.

Branches of Government notebooking <---this would make a great poster to hang up in the school room for the kids to have a visual.

Grab a FREE United States government choice board with this blog post! It includes many great activities for teaching government!

Grab a FREE United States government choice board with this blog post! It includes many great activities for teaching government!

Using primary sources in creating anchor charts...I always scramble for a constitution day activity...

Using primary sources in creating anchor charts...I always scramble for a constitution day activity...

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