Government levels: local, state, federal

Levels of government

A virtual tour of a town's buildings, roads, and parks teaches kids how federal, state, and local government decisions directly impact their community.  Source: The Democracy Project

How Does Government Work?

A virtual tour of a town's buildings, roads, and parks teaches kids how federal, state, and local government decisions directly impact their community. Source: The Democracy Project (social studies)

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.)

Parts of a Plant and Plant Life Cycle

Branches of Government anchor chart :) I don't teach government but I love this anchor chart!

Branches-of-Govt  Infographics. Use when teaching "reading informational text - analyzing diagrams"

Who Owns the Money? Economics for 4th Graders

Terrific infographic on our government - who takes care of what? A Venn Diagram for our government. Great for social studies.

My Chart - Branches of Government

Branches of Government Anchor Chart. Make sure to fix spelling mistakes.

Voting is the core of our democracy, yet the United States ranks toward the bottom of all democracies in the number of citizens who actually vote. Get 4 terrific voting videos to add to your government unit and motivate your students. They may even be able to motivate their parents to vote!

Why Vote?

Voting is the core of our democracy, yet the United States ranks toward the bottom of all democracies in the number of citizens who actually vote. Get 4 terrific voting videos to add to your government unit and motivate your students. They may even be abl

I created a Government Close Reading packet the week before Christmas, so I could try it out before posting it.

Government Choice Board-FREE Have students complete three of the nine government activities! Create one for Canadian government.

What's Your State Government Known For?

What's Your State Government Known For? [Infographic]

Educational infographic & Data What's Your State Government Known For? Image Description What's Your State Government Known For?

This file is a sort for students to demonstrate the understanding of local, state, and federal government. Students are matching the leaders with the particular government that they work for. File includes Terms of Use.

Government Sort

Local, state, and federal government sort. Students match the leaders with the level of government that they work for.

Mini-Ted Talk: 3 separate branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial) and a system of checks and balances

WEEK 4 - FOR OLDER KIDS Mini-Ted Talk: 3 separate branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial) and a system of checks and balances

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

Fourth and Ten: Government Freebies, flip book of the three branches.

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: - The student will explain the importance of the basic principles that provide the foundation of a republican form of government. Three branches in each.

Social Studies Notebook...national, state and local government

Wade: Adventures in Notebooking. Like the flip book idea

How the US Government rolls; a nice & neat little nutshell of a lesson:--> Belinda Stutzman breaks down each branch and its constitutionally-entitled powers.  TEDEd Education

How the US Government rolls; a nice & neat little nutshell of a lesson:--> Belinda Stutzman breaks down each branch and its constitutionally-entitled powers.

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. $

Interactive Notebook / Journal - The GOVERNMENT - Social Studies (Gr. 3-5)

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. City Government of Washington PA,

BrainPop on mayor, governor, and president

BrainPop on mayor, governor, and president

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