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Ch 7: The United States Government: Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The United States Government chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about the challenges, powers and functions of the three branches of government. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the United States Government chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday What is Government? - Definition, Role and Functions I Understanding the U.S. government
Tuesday What is Government? - Definition, Role and Functions II The responsibilities of the government
Wednesday The 3 Branches of Government: Executive, Legislative, Judicial The distinctions among these three government branches
Thursday What is Local Government? - Definition, Responsibilities and Challenges The duties of the governments of towns, districts and municipalities
Friday What is State Government? - Powers, Responsibilities and Challenges The branches of state government

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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