of Government - Our Government's Seesaw
Information about how our three branches of government check and
balance each other, followed by a fill-in-the-blank worksheet.
of Government Worksheet
Printable fill-in-the-blank worksheet about how our three branches
of government check and balance each other.
This worksheet is used to introduce the concept of the US system
of government as established by the Constitution. It provides an
overview of how the three branches of government work together.
Checks and Balances Game
The U.S. Government is made of three equally powerful parts: the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches. Each branch has some authority over the other two, ensuring that no single branch becomes too powerful.
of Powers and Checks and Balances
Lesson Plan and Activities - Recognize the importance
of understanding how the separate powers of the three branches of
government work together, in a checks and balances system, to form
a single unit of government.
Constitution Power Grab Game
This activity will increase your knowledge of the Constitution and
it's fundamental ideas: checks and balances, separation of powers,
Bill of Rights and amendments. When finished you will be able to:
identify the three branches of American government, describe the
function of each branch of government, explain how the "checks
and balances" system functions to protect the individual citizen
from illegal power hungary politicians, describe how each branch
of government is "separate" in its powers to the other
branches of government, and explain how the amendments to the Constitution
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