North America
• Save this power point to your Social Studies folder, give it the file name:
• Answer the questions on each slide by going to this web site:
• GO TO http://bensguide.gpo.gov/
• When all of your questions are done you can go back and add pictures
change fonts and make your presentation cool.
• You must answer the questions in your own words and not copy and paste
Capital City:!
National Independence:
Largest Cities:
Border Countries and Oceans:
Land Area:
Largest State:
Smallest State:
National Bird:
National Flower:
National Anthem:
Branches of Government
• The ________ _______of government has the authority to
make laws for the nation.
• The ________ ________of government is established in
Article III of the Constitution with the creation of the Supreme
Court. This court is the highest court in the country and is
empowered with the judicial powers of the government.
• The _________ ________of Government enforces the laws of
the land.
• The three branches of Government are:
• 1.
• 2.
• 3.
Place the State Game
Click on the website above.
Click on the Place the State game and complete all three levels.
When finished answer the questions below:
Name a state that borders CanadaName a state that is located in the north east:
Name the largest state:
Play the, “If I Were President” Game
See what it takes to be president.
Write two sentences about the game.
Include some problems that you encountered as being the president.
asp Write your sentences in the space below:
Declaration of Independence
• Go to
• Watch the movie on the web site
• Click on the next slide and answer the
Read and Reflect
"We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they
are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these
are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness--That to secure these Rights,
Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just Powers from the
Consent of the Governed."
Write on e paragraph about what being an American means to you.
What does the above statement mean? Why is it important? Where did it come
• The Declaration of Independence.
Goldhil, 2001. Video Segment.
1 November
2010. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com
• The Revolutionary War: Declarations of
Discovery Education, 2004. Full Video.
1 November
2010. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>.