We found 64 resources with the concept the preamble to the united states constitution
Benjamin Franklin, Elder Statesman
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewBen Franklin was the only American to sign The Declaration of Independence, the Treaty of Alliance with France, the Treaty of Paris, and the US Constitution. An interesting resource explores his role in the latter by comparing the US...
The Preamble to the Constitution: A Close Reading Lesson
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
"We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union..." These familiar lines begin the Preamble to the Constitution, but do learners know what they mean? A close reading exercise takes a look at the language of the...
We the People Focusing on Details: Compare and Contrast
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Even the most inspiring documents in American history had to go through a few drafts before they were ready for publication. Reinforce the importance of the writing process, as well as the collaborative nature of democracy, with an...
American Government Preamble to the United States Constitution
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Observe Constitution Day with a worksheet that delves deep into the who, what, why, when, where, and how of the U.S. Constitution. Scholars read a short informational text then answer 10 questions—short answer and multiple choice.
What Basic Ideas Are in the Preamble to the Constitution?
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce young historians to the US Constitution with this upper-elementary social studies lesson. Beginning with a general discussion about the role of government in society, students go on to work in small groups identifying and...
What Basic Ideas About Government Are Included in the Preamble to the Constitution?
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
The language of the Constitution can feel quite ominous to young learners, but there are a variety of strategies you can utilize to help your class grasp the important concepts and ideals in our nation's founding document. This lesson...