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Showing Grade 3, Unit 4a, United States: Basic Structure of the U.S. Government
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Kids in the House

http://clerkkids.house.gov/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Welcome to the Office of the Clerk of the House of Represntatives. Explore the role the Office of the Clerk plays in the U.S. House of Representatives. Learn about the legislative process and its effect on you. Experience the exciting world of government like you never have before. Let's go! Standard 2.3.1 and 3.4.4

Comments: Here is kid friendly information about government.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1888

President for a Day: PBS Kids Democracy Project

http://www.pbs.org/democracy/kids/presforaday/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Would you like to be President of the United States? It may seem like an easy job that is all shaking hands and kissing babies. You may change your mind after finding out the president's daily schedule! Standards 2.3.2, 3.4.4, and 4.5.3

Comments: This interactive site will guide you through a president's day.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2507

Three Ring Government

http://www.school-house-rock.com/Thre.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Sing along with America Rocks as you learn about how the three branches of government work together in the U.S. Standard 3.4.4

Comments: This site requires sound capability in order to get the full benefit.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3151

Congress for Kids

http://www.congressforkids.net/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn about how the federal government works, especially Congress. This website takes you through writing the Constitution and the Great Compromise that made the Senate represent the states and the House of Representatives represent the people. Learn how laws are made. Standards 3.4.4, 4.5.1 and 5.7.4

Comments: The text is a bit wordy in the Congress.org site, but the content is good.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 788

City Services: Modesto

http://www.ci.modesto.ca.us/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Here is a list of the types of services provided by cities. Click on the topic to find a brief description of what is done by each department of city government. Though the city is Modesto, many of the same services are provided by local government everywhere. Standards 3.4.4 and 4.5.5

Comments: This is a commercial site.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 712

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