3 Branches of Government Webquest

The Three Branches of Government
Scavenger Hunt
Welcome to the Three Branches of Government Scavenger Hunt for 5th grade Social Studies. Follow the
directions to get to The Government Branches websites and answer the questions below after
reading/skimming the websites. Have Fun!
1. Go to http://www.congressforkids.net/Constitution_threebranches.htm
What are the Three Branches of Government?
2. Go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/judicial-branch
Members of the Judicial Branch are appointed by the _______________ and confirmed by
the _______________.
Every person accused of wrongdoing has the right to a ___________________.
A court case can be appealed. If you lose that appeal, you can file a____________________.
3. Go to http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/government/national/executive.html
The ____________________ is the head of the Executive Branch.
Click the link that says The President and read the page.
Who submits a bill for the President? ___________________
List two other duties of the President.
4. Go to http://library.thinkquest.org/J0110221/Legislative.html
Who makes up the Congress? _______________________________________________
List two other facts about the Legislative Branch.
Student Name__________________________________________