We found 25 resources with the keyterm constitution day
What Basic Ideas Are in the Preamble to the Constitution?Lesson Planet
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?Lesson Planet
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...
Orb and Effy Learn About AuthorityLesson Planet
K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Simplify the teaching of the US Constitution with this primary grade social studies lesson. While reading a fun story about an imaginary place called Bubble Land, children learn about the concept of authority and the importance of rules...
Constitution DayLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
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...
Our Classroom ConstitutionLesson Planet
5 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Amending the Constitution: Why Change?Lesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
What is Meant by Returning to Fundamental Principles?Lesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
What is the Federal System Created by the Constitution?Lesson Planet
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Founders’ Library: Thinking as a Founding FatherLesson Planet
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...
The United States ConstitutionLesson Planet
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Help young historians explore the US Constitution with this graphic organizer worksheet. Including a section for identifying the meaning of the preamble as well as the first three articles of the Constitution, this resource supports...
Responsibility and the U.S. ConstitutionLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
To Sign or Not to Sign: The Ultimate Constitution Day Lesson PlanLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students examine the ratification process. In this U.S. Constitution instructional activity, students discuss the ratification process and read a play based on the process. Students debate the ratification process and determine whether...
Constitution Day: Concentrating on the PreambleLesson Planet
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...