Teaching government systems with gummy bears. I love using unconventional means to teach an idea/concept!!
I created a Government Close Reading packet the week before Christmas, so I could try it out before posting it.
Diary of a Not So Wimpy Teacher: Teaching Government in the Primary Grades. FREEBIE from Sailing into Second.
Great clip of movement to help remember the responsibilities of each of the three branches of government
Get links to great government games and activities on this post! Everything you need to suppliment your government unit is here!
Branches of Government anchor chart and ideas for teaching government to elementary students
The PBS "President for a Day" interactive game (Grades 3-8) let's children become President and see how the Government affects them in the decision it makes. More fun activities too at PBS KIDS: The Democracy Project.
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Making Government Come Alive - Tales of a Tenacious Teacher