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23 resources with the keyterm constitution day

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Rights, Responsibilities, and Privileges

For Students 3rd - 6th
Help your pupils become excellent classroom citizens. In small groups, learners discuss the rights they have because of the United States Constitution and come up with examples of privileges and responsibilities.
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What Is Authority?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Young scholars examine the concepts of power and authority as they begin learning about government in this elementary social studies lesson. Through a series of readings, discussions, and problem solving activities, children learn about...
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What Basic Ideas Are in the Preamble to the Constitution?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Introduce young historians to the US Constitution with this upper-elementary social studies lesson plan. Beginning with a general discussion about the role of government in society, students go on to work in small groups identifying and...
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What Basic Ideas About Government Are Included in the Preamble to the Constitution?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young historians explore the meaning of the Preamble to the US Constitution in this upper-elementary social studies lesson. Working with partners or in small groups, children discuss the purpose of government before reading and analyzing...
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Constitution Day Rap

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Engage your class while learning about the US Constitution with this fun primary grade social studies lesson plan. After viewing a picture of the US Constitution, young learners piece together a US flag using stars and stripes with facts...
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Orb and Effy Learn About Authority

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Simplify the teaching of the US Constitution with this primary grade social studies instructional activity. While reading a fun story about an imaginary place called Bubble Land, children learn about the concept of authority and the...
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Constitution Day

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Travel back to 1787 as young scholars investigate the creation of the US Constitution. After first working in small groups to create sets of classroom rules, students go on to read a summary of the Constitution and watch a short video...
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We the Students

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Establish justice and tranquility in the classroom with this primary grade lesson plan on the US Constitution. Beginning with a discussion about the importance of rules and a class reading of a children's book on the Constitution, young...
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Our Classroom Constitution

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Develop a system of classroom rules created by the kids, for the kids with this three-part lesson series on the US Constitution. After learning about the structure of the Constitution and the government it established, young scholars...
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Amending the Constitution: Why Change?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As Bob Dylan so famously wrote, "The times they are a-changin'." Through a series of discussions, indepedent class work, and a whole-class simulation young scholars explore how the amendment process allows the US Constitution to change...
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What is Meant by Returning to Fundamental Principles?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What did the Founding Fathers mean by the importance of continually returning to fundamental principles? Your young historians will analyze a series of quotations illustrating the fundamental ideals and principles of the United States...
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What is the Federal System Created by the Constitution?

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Explore the unique structure of the federal system of government in the United States. Class members will learn about how most nations were organized before the establishment of the Constitution, how power is currently divided between...
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Articles of Confederation vs. Constitution

For Teachers 8th
Examine two important historical documents and take a close look at their differences. Small groups fill out a graphic organizer using excerpts from the Articles of Confederation and the US Constitution. They present their findings and...
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The Founders’ Library: Thinking as a Founding Father

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. In this U.S. government instructional activity, students examine books, movies, and music that influence them today and then investigate writings that influenced the framers...
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Creating a Classroom Constitution

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Youngsters identify and interpret the importance of having rules in order to maintain order at home, at school, in their community, and in the United States. They create a working Classroom Constitution that governs the classroom and...
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The United States Constitution

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Help young historians explore the US Constitution with this graphic organizer activity. Including a section for identifying the meaning of the preamble as well as the first three articles of the Constitution, this resource supports...
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Responsibility and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
When are responsibilities freely chosen, and when have they actually been imposed on us? Here you'll find a unique way to frame your class discussion on civic duty and responsibilities inherent in the United States Constitution.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Tooning into Constitution Day 2010

For Students 8th - 12th
For this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about Constitution Day 2010 and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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To Sign or Not to Sign: The Ultimate Constitution Day Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 12th
Students examine the ratification process. In this U.S. Constitution lesson plan, students discuss the ratification process and read a play based on the process. Students debate the ratification process and determine whether they...
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Constitution Day Quiz Search

For Students 5th - 6th
In this word search worksheet, students use the clues about the Constitution to help them find the 16 words in the word search puzzle.
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Constitution Day

For Students 5th - 6th
In this crossword puzzle worksheet, students find 20 terms related to the Constitution by reading the clues and complete the puzzle.
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Constitution Day: Concentrating on the Preamble

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students experience Constitution Day. They discuss the Constitution and its laws, how Congress and the Supreme Court are organized, the rights of the people, and the advantages and disadvantages of a written constitution. They review...
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Constitution Day

For Students 5th - 6th
In this word search worksheet, learners read the 30 terms related to the Constitution. Students locate the words within the word search puzzle.