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Before and Beyond the Constitution: What Should a President do?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A collection of three resources provides middle schoolers with the founding fathers' vision of what they saw as the role of the president and the executive branch of the government. Young scholars examine the Articles of Confederation,...
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Constitution Day/Citizenship Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Searching for materials to use in your celebrations of Constitution Day/Citizenship Day? Look no further. The lesson plans, activities, and videos in this collection will help you meet the requirement that all educational institutions...
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The Formation of the U.S. Constitution #3

For Students 8th - 12th
Finish up your study of the United States Constitution with the third resource in a three-part series. Class members respond to three questions that focus on the relationship between the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution and...
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U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore social studies by answering study questions. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, students view a slide-show of paintings and documents from the 1700's when the Constitution was being drafted. Students complete a journal...
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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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U.S. Constitution - Checks and Balances

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the separation of powers of the branches of the U.S. federal government. In this U.S. Constitution instructional activity, students listen to a SMART Board supported lecture on checks and balances of the Judicial,...
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Brochure Worksheet: U.S. Constitution

For Students 8th - 12th
In this U.S. government worksheet, students follow the provided instructions and template to create a pro-U.S. Constitution brochure.
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Vocab Grabbing the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners identify concrete and abstract nouns in the preamble to the Constitution, and complete Frayer Model graphic organizers using history and current events as examples of American values. In this preamble lesson plan, students use...
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The Constitution of the United States of America

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore the United States Constitution. In this U.S. government and nonfiction guided reading lesson plan, students read sections of The Constitution of the United States of America, then answer comprehension questions orally....
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U.S. Constitution Crossword Puzzles: Expert #1

For Students 11th - 12th
Who became US Chief Justice in 1801? Which delegate from New York advocated a strict constructionist interpretation of the US Constitution? What is the term given to the chief or one of several import crops regularly grown and sold in a...
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U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the U.S. Constitution. In this American government instructional activity, students explore the purpose and significance of the Constitution as they read the provided handouts and complete the provided worksheet.
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The World of Constitutions: Better Understanding the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the purpose of constitutions. In this government systems lesson, students analyze the sections of the U.S. Constitution. Students then compare the U.S. Constitution to the constitutions of other countries. Students write...
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Understanding the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the U.S. Constitution. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, students discuss how and why countries establish governments. Students analyze the U.S. Constitution and compare it to other nations' constitutions.
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The U. S. Constitution (3)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history instructional activity, students answer 10 multiple choice questions regarding the early U. S. Constitution. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The U. S. Constitution (5)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, high schoolers answer 17 fill in the blank questions regarding the U. S. Constitution. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Happy Progress of Our Affairs: George Washington and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a instructional activity which uses Washington's own words to illustrate the events leading to the establishment of our national government, and the crucial roles he played throughout that process.
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Regents Review Worksheet #1: Principles of the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 12th
Kids who take the Regents Exam really need to know a lot of information. This is a wonderful exam review tool that includes 26 pages of questions, charts, and suggested readings to help upper graders pass the test. It focuses on all...
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Teaching With Documents: U.S. Constitution Workshop

For Teachers 4th - 12th
What does it mean to be American? Explore the constitution and what it really means to be a citizen here. First, learners of all ages will investigate different primary source documents. Then, they establish each document's...
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The Plan of Government under the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore the U.S. plan for federal government. For this U.S. Constitution lesson, students investigate a chart on the responsibilities of the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative Branches of governments. Students complete a...
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Philadelphia and the Constitutional Convention "Heat Up"

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners explore the Constitutional Convention of 1787. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, students role play the parts of delegates in a simulation of the convention.
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The Formation of the U.S. Constitution #2

For Students 8th - 12th
Continue your study of the United States Constitution with the second learning exercise in a three-part series. Learners respond to three questions using complete sentences. In order to successfully answer the questions, pupils must have...
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Why Is the US Constitution so Hard to Amend?

For Students 7th - 12th
Over 11,000 amendments have been proposed for the US Constitution, yet only 27 have peen ratified. This short video explains why.
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U.S. Constitution Roll Call

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students, in groups, act as if they were news reporters in 1787 and interveiw one of the many signers of the U.S. Constitution. They also research the lives of some of the signers.
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The U.S. Constitution:Continuity and Change in the Governing of the United States

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this U.S. Constitution instructional activity, students examine and analyze primary sources regarding the plan for U.S....