Objectives: Pupils will
- learn the difference between capitol with an "o" and capital with an "a"
- learn about the three branches of government housed in the capitol
- learn about the history and current use of the capitol building
- learn how our Unicameral is different from other state legislative systems.
- A capitol is a building where elected state officials meet and work.
- A capital is the city where the building is located.
- A unicameral is a one-house legislature. All other states have a two-house legislature.
- The three branches of government are the executive, judicial, and legislative.
- There were two state capitol buildings before the current one.
Materials and Vocabulary