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82 checks and balances

Checks & Balances

Students will read about the three branches of the US government and the system of checks and balances. They will also learn the difference between the branches and categorize the powers that each branch has.

PDFs
  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 6 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review
  • comprehension questions
  • sorting
  • grammar review
  • discussion questions
Vocabulary
  • legislative
  • executive
  • judicial
  • majority
  • Supreme Court
  • justice
  • veto (verb)
  • unconstitutional
  • override
  • nomination
  • budget
  • impeach
Grammar
  • capitalization