Ch 29: Branches of the U.S. Government

About This Chapter

Use this helpful resource to help your elementary school students review details about the branches of the U.S. government. These short video lessons provide an entertaining way to support your class studies or help your students prepare for academic exams.

Branches of the U.S. Government - Chapter Summary

What are the parts of each branch of the government? What are their functions? You can easily relate this type of information to your students using this short but detailed chapter. Videos provide a quick and effective way to make your students understand this social studies topic. Once you have successfully used these lessons in the classroom or assigned them to your students to study on their own, your students should be able to:

  • Describe the powers of the legislative branch of the government
  • Define the role of the judicial branch
  • Discuss the power of the Supreme Court
  • List the responsibilities of the executive branch of the government
  • Understand the extent of the power of the executive branch

Video lessons are easily accessible 24/7 from any device, so it's simple to implement these lessons into your classroom studies or have students review them when it's most convenient for them. Use self-assessment quizzes to test how much students understand this material and in what areas, if any, they need further review.

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