Executive Branch—Gifts to the Future (The) (9-12)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Focus Question 
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Unit Overview 

The president of the United States is often considered to be the most powerful person in the world. Students analyze how significant presidential power is and investigate ways that it creates tension between the executive and legislative branches of the government. 

Focus Question: How does the president influence the participation of individuals in civic action?

Service Experience 
  Students participate in a civic discussion at school about the importance of philanthropy and ways that youth can volunteer for the good of the school and community.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Executive Branch—Gifts to the Future (The) (9-12)
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
9
10
11
12

The president of the United States is often considered to be the most powerful person in the world. Students will analyze how significant presidential power is and investigate ways that it creates tension between the executive and legislative branches of the government. 

Focus Question: How does the president influence the participation of individuals in civic action?