7 Executive branch= President +Vice-President Presidential Duties:Approves laws created by CongressVetoHead of state (abroad)Head of US militaryPresidential facts:Serves 4 yearsNo more than 2 mandates35 years oldUS BornLived in US for at least 14 yearsThink of a picture for 1 of these facts. Draw it with the Doodle App. Save it. Share it and explain.
9 Judicial Branch = Supreme Court Those who judge Laws 9 JusticesAppointed by President Approved by SenateNamed for lifeDuties:Decides arguments about meaning of the law and if they break the rules of the constitutionThink of a picture for 1 of these facts. Draw it with the Doodle App. Save it. Share it and explain.
11 Legislative Branch = Congress = Senate + House of Representatives Those who make laws At least 25 years oldUS citizen for 7 yearsLive in the State they representServe for 2 yearsNo limit of terms435 representatives Number of rep. per State varies according to populationSenate:At least 30US citizen for 9 yearsLive in the State they representServe for 6 yearsNo limit of terms100 Senators2 per StateThink of a picture for 1 of these facts. Draw it with the Doodle App. Save it. Share it and explain.They both propose and discuss laws.
12 Let's play Who am I? My job is to_________ I serve for _____ years. I am elected/appointed by______________________________
13 Which role suits you the best? Which role is the best for you? Starter Sentence 1:If I could chose where to work in the American government, I would work in the _____________ branch because I think that...Starter Sentence 2:I chose this picture as a representation of the ___________ branch because I think that...Starter Sentence 1:If I were in the government I would be the _____________ because ____________Starter Sentence 2:This pictures makes me think of the __________ because ____________Groupwork Students present in groups with a checklist of what to look/listen for: 0 Use of starter sentence 1 0 Gives a personal reason for their choice 0 Displays 1 picture representing the government branch 0 Use of sentence starter 2 0 Explains the choice of picture
14 Class Presentation Come to the board and voice your opinion Class Presentation Come to the board and voice your opinion. The audience will fill in the following chart:LegislativeExecutiveJudicialJustice Kout
15 What Other Forms of Government Do You Know? Type of GovernmentMonarchyTheocracyTotalitarianismDemocracyMatriarchyExampleDetailsand many others…
16 Acknowledgments March 1, The illustration of the branches of government is from Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids. Materials on Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids are in the public domain. The official photographic portrait of US President Barack Obama is from Wikimedia Commons. The official portrait of Vice-President of the United States Joe Biden is from Wikimedia Commons. The United States Supreme Court in 2010 is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States Federal Government under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code. Obama’s speech to a joint session of Congress is in the public domain.
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