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Arts & Humanities,
Students work in groups to create charts showing the structure and functions of the three branches of government as outlined in the first three articles to the Constitution.
chart, government, Constitution, article, legislative branch, judicial branch, executive branch
Materials neededposter board or construction paper; pens or markers; copies of the Articles I through III in the Constitution from textbook or library sources or printed out from the following sites:
Note: This lesson might fit into a unit of study about the Constitution.
Have students present and explain their charts to the class. Have students ask questions of the presenters.
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