27 October 2014

A New Unit Study

     We've finished studying the American Revolution, and are moving into a new unit on American Government; quite appropriate, it seemed, with elections only a few weeks off.  So today we discussed the three branches of government and the concept of checks and balances.  We're making a lapbook, so Brynning put together a mini-book on the three branches:





     His concept of the function of the Executive branch may be more accurate than he knows.  (For the record, I did explain that "to execute" in this instance is supposed to mean "to carry out".  He came up with the firing squad on his own.)