The Three Branches of Government
The Legislative Branch
The Executive Branch
The Judicial Branch
Content Objective(s)/California Standards
The students will:
-identify the three branches of government
-explain the role of each branch
-explain and interpret how the system of checks and balances ensures that each branch of government is in compliance to the US Constitution
Utilize different types of media to synthesize social studies information from a variety of social studies resources.
The student will demonstrate an understanding of the beginnings of America as a nation and the establishment of the new government.
Explain the structure and function of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government.