What symbols or logos would you use to represent the three branches of the U.S. government? Mark important passages in your reading with inventive logos.
Find out about the history and content of the U.S. Constitution by reading books such as Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz and The Words We Live By by Linda Monk.
Learn more about each branch of the U.S. government. When you are old enough to vote, this information will be essential. What symbols would you use to represent the legislative, judicial, and executive branches?
To make your bookmarks, cut three rectangles from file folders. On one, use Crayola Bold Washable Markers to draw your logo. You might make multicolored steps representing the steps necessary for the legislative branch to pass a bill. Cut out around the steps to make interesting edges.
On another bookmark, use bright colors to design an eye-catching representation of the President and the executive branch of the government. You might choose a star, Air Force One, or the White House.
On the third, to represent the judicial branch, you could arrange nine bold circles to symbolize the nine justices of the Supreme Court.
Punch a hole through each of the bookmarks. Tie colorful ribbon or yarn through the holes. Share your bookmarks as gifts, trade them with friends, or use them to mark important information or your place in books you are reading.
What symbols or logos would you use to represent the three branches of the U.S. government? Mark important passages in y
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