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Election Unit - Learning About Public Officials

{Politics can be a touchy subject no matter where you go, but it's especially important to be careful what you say - and how you say it! - in a school setting. Sidestepping potentially 'hot' issues such as your personal political party affiliation and candidate selections, election season truly does offer a fabulous opportunity for discussing important concepts like patriotism, citizenship, as well as one of the many things that makes America great, the freedom to make our own choice!} Photo…

Our Government Teaching Resources & Activities

Every unit in our American Government Curriculum includes engaging and innovative activities like interactive notebooks, digital Google Drive pages, and more!

Federalism: the relationship between state governments and the federal government.  This split gives some power left up to the federal government but also reserves other powers for the states. Federalism began with the Constituion. -Jordan Wright

Welcome to the behind-the-scenes blog for Constitution USA with Peter Sagal, a 4-part series that premiered on PBS in May of 2013. This blog is no longer being updated, but we hope you enjoy our archive. Visit pbs.org/constitutionUSA for more on the series.

Your fifth grader can see how well he knows the ten amendments by completing this fun matching exercise! Simply match the amendment on the left with its description on the right. He'll have all ten amendments memorized in no time. #educationdotcom

Your fifth grader can see how well he knows the ten amendments by matching the amendments with their descriptions. He'll have all ten memorized in no time!

Checks and Balances were one of the important principles of the constitution that kept our Government | %%title%% - The Legislative Branch is named Congress. It is the only branch of the government with the power to make new laws or change existing ones. |

The Legislative Branch worksheet is used by many individuals and organizations who work for government. It is a vital tool that enables them to determine