Three Branches of Government Worksheet

Every citizen of the United States needs to understand the three branches of government and what powers the Constitution grants them.

Kids read the Constitution and color code the powers and authorities of each branch on this printable worksheet.

Using a copy of the Constitution go through the Three Branches Worksheet.

Kids read the Constitution and color code the powers and authorities of each branch on this printable worksheet.

Each of the powers granted to the Federal Government are written in the boxes on the worksheet. Color code each box to show which entity of the government has the specific power mentioned. You’ll have to consult the Constitution for the answers. 

Kids read the Constitution and color code the powers and authorities of each branch on this printable worksheet.

The Legislative branch should have two colors in the same color family to designate it, like red and yellow, and the President and vice president should also have two colors in the same color family to represent them, like dark blue and light blue. The Supreme Court justices can all be in the same color, like green. Many of the legislative functions are shared by the House and Senate, these can be colored with both red and yellow.

If you like, you can obtain and print portraits of each of the people currently in office to paste into the boxes. Images should be about 80×100 pixels and can be re-sized with photo editing software or using Paint.

Kids read the Constitution and color code the powers and authorities of each branch on this printable worksheet.

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2 Responses to Three Branches of Government Worksheet

  1. this is the first time i meet you guys in person
    i am also a student at claiborne elementary mrs keys kelly 5th grade class on my way to 6th grade

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