State Government & Civics

What You Can Find Here
– Activity: Connecticut’s Three Branches of State Government
– Video: Read-A-Loud of D is for Democracy

Connecticut’s Three Branches of State Government

Adapted from Lesson 1 of the Connecticut’s Kid Governor® Toolkits, students can test their knowledge of the three branches of government and who works in each branch.

Click HERE for the activity.

**Please Note: The form linked above will not send students’ answers to you. If you would like to put this form into practice with your class, please email and he will create a copy for your classroom use. This will allow you to make edits to the form, add fields for student names in order to track completion of the assignment, and check responses. Questions? The Kid Governor team is here to help!

Author Elissa Grodin Reads D is for Democracy

D is for Democracy is a featured book in the Kid Governor’s Library ( It teaches students – and adults! – about the history and fundamentals of democracy and our government. 

Thank you to Ms. Grodin for teaming up with Kid Governor to share her book with students across the nation! 

This book is read aloud with permission from Sleeping Bear Press/Cherry Lake Publishing Group. The recording is provided by Jon Russell of Presence Studios in Weston, CT (

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