U.S. Government: How a Bill Becomes a Law
These websites focus on `How a bill becomes a law’. Learn about the steps a bill takes to become a law. Includes interactive sites, flow charts, games, actual cases, and lesson plans. There are links to eThemes resources on the executive branch, judicial branch, and legislative branch of the U.S. government.
Kids in the House: How Laws Are Made
Learn more about the steps it takes for a a bill to become a law.
How a Bill Becomes Law
This page provides descriptive information and a diagram of the legislative process.
Ben's Guide: How Laws Are Made
This site provides laws-making processes as well as a real a case as an example to understand the process.
Kids in the House: How a Bill Becomes a Law Resource
This activity is designed for younger students to learn about the law making process.
CongressLink Lesson Plans
Here is a list of activities that go along with `How a bill becomes a law' unit.
Utah's Legislative Branch: How a Bill Becomes a Law
In this lesson plan, students will explore the steps by which a bill becomes a law in Utah.
Play the Bill Game
Reading an article and play a game to find out how much you know about making a law.
How a Bill Becomes a Law Board Game
This is a printable board game that goes along with the unit.
eThemes Resource: U.S. Government: Executive Branch
Learn about the executive branch of the United States Government. Topics include the American president, the presidential cabinet, executive agencies, and presidential history. Includes audio of radio addresses and virtual tours of the White House. Also has information on Camp David and Air Force One. eThemes Resources on the legislative branch, judicial branch, U.S. Constitution, and U.S. Presidents are linked.
eThemes Resource: U.S. Government: Judicial Branch
These sites explain the role of the Supreme Court and the judicial branch of government. Includes information on the justices, explanations of court proceedings, summaries of landmark cases, and a Webquest.
eThemes Resource: U.S. Government: Legislative Branch
Learn all about the U.S. Congress and how it operates. Other topics include how laws are made, how to write a bill, and how to contact your elected official. Includes interactive virtual tour of the U.S. Capitol.