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United States Branches of Government

This page has printable worksheets that help students learn about the Branches of the United States Government. There is a matching worksheet, as well as cut and glue worksheets.

Branches of Government Worksheets

Cut and Glue Activities

Cut this worksheet along the dotted lines and staple together to make a mini-book featuring the 3 branches of U.S. Government. The pictures can also be colored in.
3rd through 5th Grades
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This cut-and-glue activity has students cutting out the boxes on the bottom and pasting them in the boxes for the appropriate branch of government.
3rd through 5th Grades
Have your students cut out the boxes on the bottom of the page and glue them under the branch of government they apply to. The terms used it this worksheet are more advanced than the basic cut-and-glue worksheet above.
5th through 7th Grades
Cut out the tree trunk, the branches, and the leaves. The branches have the names of government branches on them. The leaves list specific units of government, such as Congress, Vice President, President, Supreme Court, etc. Attach each leaf onto the leaves on the correct branch.
3rd through 5th Grades

Reading Comprehension

This article gives an overview of the U.S. government's executive branch. The worksheet includes comprehension questions, a vocabulary activity, and a writing prompt.
4th through 6th Grades
Learn about the United States judicial branch with this article and reading comprehension worksheet.
4th through 6th Grades
Help your students understand the duties of the legislative branch with this reading comprehension article and worksheet.
4th through 6th Grades
Students will read this article on the executive branch of the United States government and how it plays a part in the system of checks and balances. Then they'll answer questions to test their understanding of the article.
4th through 6th Grades
Get to know the judicial branch and how it checks and balances and is checked and balanced with this article. Reading comprehension questions, a vocabulary activity, and a writing prompt are included.
4th through 6th Grades
Teach your students about the legislative branch of the United States government with this reading comprehension passage and worksheet.
4th through 6th Grades


This printable page lays out the duties and people involved in each of the three branches of the U.S. government. Easy-to-follow arrows and text explain what each branch does to check the other branches and how it is checked by the others.
3rd through 7th Grades
This printable worksheet has eight questions featuring the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government.
4th through 7th Grades
Print out this worksheet to test your knowledge about the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government.
4th through 7th Grades
This worksheet has eight multiple-choice questions to help test your students to see how well they know the Legislative Branch.
4th through 7th Grades
Let your students find words associated with the branches of U.S. Government with this printable word search puzzle worksheet.
4th through 7th Grades
Students will match the terms in the left column to the descriptions in the right column. Write the letter of the correct description on the line provided.
4th through 7th Grades

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Branches of Government - Cut and Glue Activity

Branches of Government - Matching Worksheet

Branches of Government Worksheets - Word Search Puzzle

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