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.

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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