Educator Resources for Branches of Government
This quick game allows students to test what they know about the powers of the three branches of the United States government. Students will use their knowledge to determine which branch - Executive, Judicial, or Legislative - has the power to perform a number of government responsibilities, including passing bills, interpreting laws, and setting foreign policy. The game ends once a player has correctly categorized 15 government responsibilities or powers.
In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use a free online game to sort sort the three branches of government : Legislative, Executive, and Judicial. Students then extend their learning by creating their own version of the game. See more »