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Checks & Balances (US)

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.

  • legislative
  • executive
  • judicial
  • majority
  • Supreme Court
  • justice
  • veto (verb)
  • unconstitutional
  • override
  • nomination
  • budget
  • impeach
  • capitalization
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review
  • comprehension questions
  • sorting
  • grammar review
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)