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Citizenship: Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizers

CHARACTER COUNTS includes the six pillars of character (i.e., Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship). Have students, either working with a partner or in a small group, graphically organize each of these pillars, listing as many characteristics of each pillar as they can think of or find through research.

Mind Map

Have students create a mind map for each of the branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial) that includes officials and their duties.

Mind Map

Have students create a flow chart either on tagboard or electronically on How a Bill Becomes a Law using the following sites for guidance:

Have students draw a diagram showing their understanding of how separation of powers and checks and balances work.

Have students create a mind map including officials and their duties for state, county, city, and tribal governments.

Mind Map