Guidance on Government: State Edition

Lesson Duration

Florida Joint Center for Citizenship

How does the Florida Constitution organize the government?



(Adaptable for other states) Students:

  • identify the legislative, judicial, and executive branches of Florida’s government.
  • provide an example of actions taken by each of Florida’s three branches of government.
  • integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

Students Investigating Primary Sources (SIPS) is a K-12 collection of brief introductory mini-lessons centered on particular topics and primary sources.


The Florida Joint Center for Citizenship is a partnership between the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government at the University of Central Florida and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida.