Students will learn academic and content-area vocabulary related to the three branches of the U.S. government by reading, speaking, listening, and writing about the executive branch, legislative branch, judicial branch, and the system of checks and balances. High-interest text with engaging photographs and diagrams provide structured and scaffolded support for all language levels. Students will read closely, think critically, and cite evidence to answer the focus question: How is power divided in the U.S. government?
Student Cards and Quizzes
Language Proficiency Level 1 and Level 2
Language Proficiency Level 3 and Level 4
Language Proficiency Level 5
- Teacher Lesson Plan with Tips for Differentiating Instruction PDF
- Teacher Reference Vocabulary Chart PDF