Summer Institute, 2007
The following resources used in the 2007 summer institute are available at the following external websites:
Checks and Balances
Power Grab Game
Click the links below to find the resources to play the Power Grab activity Terryl Meador led:
Three-Ring Government and Hand Game
Click the link below to find the resources used by
Cheryl Crawford and Bekka:
Note: The link above has many, many good ideas and is a really excellent resource.
Three-Ring Government song from School House Rock DVD (Special 30th Anniversary Edition), available from Lane Libraries.
Sticker design for branches of government hand game (PDF) Note: this file is approximately 3MB and may take some moments to download.
The following link represents a good idea we found but did not use for our Checks and Balances session:
The Constitutional Convention Simulation Activity
Biographical and background information for each role is available
Download the Constitutional
Convention Information and Character Worksheet (PDF). Note: this
file is 1.5 MB and may take a few moments to download.