It Happens in Lansing

This section covers the structure of our government at the local, state and federal level.

Teaching the Five Themes of Citizenship

Activities from the editors of Weekly Reader can help develop K-6 studentsí understanding of the five citizenship themes---honesty, compassion, respect, responsibility, and courage.

Benís Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

A very kid friendly site where you and your students can get interesting information about the following: Our Nation, Historical Documents, Branches of Government, How Laws Are Made, National versus State Government, Election Process. Symbols of U.S. Government, Games and Activities and there is even a Glossary.

MI Kids:

A funny and clever approach for kids on how the election process here in Michigan takes place.  Also includes How a Bill Becomes a Law.

Michigan Government

Unit Plan from the Sample Core Curriculum for Michigan Schools

Michiganís Government Home Page

This is a fact filled page put together by the State of Michigan. Anything and everything you want to know about state government can be found here.


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