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Learning Exercise

Material: Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Submitted by: McGraw-Hill Learning Solutions on Nov 11, 2008
Date Last Modified: Nov 11, 2008
Title: Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Description: This assignment explores how a bill becomes a law.
Type of Task: Individual
Time Required 20 Minutes
Topics: Congressional Governance: How a Bill Becomes a Law
Course: American Government
Audience: High School, Middle School
Learning Objectives: Create a flowchart that shows how a bill becomes law.
Technical Notes: Author Robert Downs
Text of Learning Exercise: Using Inspiration create a concept map/graphic organizer on the way a Bill becomes a Law. Graphic organizers are a picture that shows how the ideas in a selection are related to one another. This might be in the form of a flowchart, tree diagram, or other picture that uses lines, boxes, and so on, to show how ideas connect. Students will use the MERLOT resource and the software Inspiration to create a graphic organizer depicting the path a bill takes to become a law.
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