Card Sort: US Constitution / Federal Government
This great resource is designed to be used as a starter, plenary or mini plenary on the topic of the US Constitution. This activity is suitable for students of all ages and abilities and includes cards with varying degrees of challenge.

The resource contains three heading cards labelled President, Congress and The Supreme Court, as well as 22 statement about the US Constitution, which can been matched up to them.

The aims and objectives for this lesson would be:

Theme: How is the USA governed?
Know: What are the three branches of the Federal Government in the US Constitution?
Understand: What powers does each branch of the Federal Government have?
Evaluate: What role is played by each branch in helping to keep the other in check?

WILF: What Am I Looking For?
Identify and describe: The three different branches of the Federal Government?
Explain: What role does each play within the Constitution?
Evaluate: How does each branch of the US Constitution help to keep the other in check?

This resource is provided in word so that you can easily adapt the resource for your class.

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