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* NEW LESSON PLAN * CREATING A METAPHOR FOR THE THREE BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT During The Dirksen Center's annual Congress in the Classroom® workshop -- http://www.dirksencenter.org/print_programs_CongressClassroom.htm -- participants are asked to introduce the lesson plans, resources, and techniques that have proven successful in teaching about Congress in their classrooms. A past participant presented a lesson entitled, "Creating a Metaphor for the Three Branches of Government." Students will create a metaphor poster that completes this comparison: "The three branches of government under the Constitution are like a..." They will also design and create an illustration for their metaphor, complete with a brief written explanation of why the metaphor is accurate. Each group’s metaphor must have the features listed in the lesson plan. Find "Creating a Metaphor for the Three Branches of Government" at: http://www.congresslink.org/print_lp_metaphor.htm Cindy Koeppel The Dirksen Congressional Center 2815 Broadway Pekin, IL 61554 309.347.7113 Phone 309.347.6432 Fax Web site: http://www.dirksencongressionalcenter.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/The-Dirksen-Congressional-Center/144144304380 Twitter: http://twitter.com/dirksencenter --- Edtech Archives, posting guidelines and other information are at: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~edweb Please include your name, email address, and school or professional affiliation in each posting. To unsubscribe send the following command to: LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU SIGNOFF EDTECH