Bell Ringers
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On February 15, 2020

Bell Ringer: Anticipatory Set: The U.S. Capitol Building

U.S. Capitol Building

U.S. Capitol Building


This Bell Ringer is to be used as an anticipatory set to introduce the Legislative Branch of our government. This video exposes students to the Grandeur and history of the Capitol Building. This video can be used with the whole class. Then have students turn and talk with a partner to answer the questions. Then have some of the groups share their answers.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How does the Capitol Building represent our history as a nation? Does it tell the whole story? Why or why not? Have you ever visited the Capitol Building? What were your impressions?

Additional Resource



    • Branches Of Government
    • House Of Representatives
    • Senate


    Legislative BranchU.S. History


    Middle School