Learning Goal: Students will understand the structure, function, and processes of the Executive branch of government, as well as its role in the lawmaking process at the federal level.
SS.7.C.3.8: Analyze the structure, functions and processes of the legislative, executive and judicial branches.
SS.7.C.3.3: Illustrate the structure and function of the US government
SS.7.C.1.7: Describe how the Constitution limits the powers of government through separation of powers and checks and balances.
Veterans Day intro
Preview: SNL Parody
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1.What issue does the bill in the video deal with?
2.Which Presidential power is mentioned in the video?
3.What does the Presidential power in the video actually do?
4.Why might this particular Presidential power be controversial?
Task 1: Executive Branch Reading
Directions: Read the attached file to the right titled "Executive Branch Reading and Questions" and answer the questions found in the file.
Task 2: Executive Command
Click on the link below and play "Executive Command."
WRITE A PARAGRAPH SUMMARY OF THE ROLE OF THE PRESIDENT IN THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH. (and anything else you learned from the game)