Branches of Government. graders will learn through social studies and art. Constructing a tree which has each branch of the government. Students can enjoy the art part of the activity while learning through social studies.
While Alexandra, first grade teacher and creator of The First Grade Sweet Life, originally used this activity as part of her President's Day lessons, we think this would work great as part of an Election/Government Unit too!
Exploring Cause and Effect Using Expository Texts About Natural Disasters - Modified and used this lesson plan this week - its EXCELLENT! Especially since we've already talked about consequences from rapid/slow changes in science.