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Constitutional Period Parade

For Teachers 5th
What a unique and creative way for class members to summarize what they have learned about the United States Constitution! Here you will find project guidelines for learners to work independently on designing a float to represent a topic...
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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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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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The Formation of the U.S. Constitution #2

For Students 8th - 12th
Continue your study of the United States Constitution with the second activity 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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The Making of the American Constitution

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What a fun way to learn about the making of the American Constitution! This video does a great job of describing the circumstances that existed for the delegates in Philadelphia in 1787, where in a just a few days, they would effectively...
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Representation: By State or by Population

For Students 9th - 12th
Should representation in the new United States government be based on population? This worksheet illustrates the details of this important quandary through an adaptation of speeches on the topic given at the Constitutional Convention....
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Slavery and the Slave Trade

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What would it have been like to have heard the debate on the issue of slavery at the Constitutional Convention of 1787? With this resource, you are given the opportunity to read through a reconstruction of speeches on the topic with your...
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Constitution Test Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Your class needs to prepare for a test on the US Constitution, but how? Pull out a handy slide show that contains nothing but perfect test preparation questions. Everything from Shay's Rebellion and the Articles of the Confederation to...
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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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A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Sit back, relax, and transport to 1787! This instructional activity on the Constitution begins with guided imagery of the Constitutional Convention. The class reads A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution in an interactive...
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The Constitutional Convention: Four Founding Fathers You May Never Have Met

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners study the biographies of Ellsworth, Hamilton, Paterson, and Randolph. They study roles of these men during the Constitutional Convention.
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The New Nation

For Students 9th - 12th
George Washington and the new nation of the United States of America faced many problems in their inaugural years. Use this learning exercise as a straightforward approach to learning about the reasons the country was experiencing a lack...
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United States Constitution Framers

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners view a PowerPoint presentation based on the framers of the Constitution. Students create notes on each of the delegates featured. Using their notes, they write a paragraph on the Constitutional Convention delegate they believe...
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Philadelphia and the Constitutional Convention "Heat Up"

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore the Constitutional Convention of 1787. For this U.S. Constitution lesson, students role play the parts of delegates in a simulation of the convention.
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The National Legislature: ch 10

For Students 8th
Answering comprehension questions during or after reading an informational text can help focus the reader's attention. Here are 5 True/False and 5 multiple choice questions related to the Congress, bicameralism, and basic governmental...
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Presidential Biography: Bicentennial Quarter

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A biography is a type of literary genre that everyone needs to be familiar with. Here, the class will read two different biographies of George Washington and discuss how they are similar and different, then decide weather they can glean...
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Political Differences 2

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A single slide provides students with a graphic organizer to fill out about political differences. Categories include state representation, The House, Missouri, and California. Tip: Save this PowerPoint to use as a template for more...
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U.S. Constitution - Selecting the President

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students study how the electoral college works to select a U.S. President.  In this history lesson plan, students examine the U.S. Elector College methods then answer questions and write an essay that relate to the state where they live.
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Simulating the Constitutional Convention of 1787

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners explore the Constitutional Convention of 1787. In this Constitutinal Convention simulation instructional activity, students participate in a role-play of the Constitutional Convention following research of secondary and primary...
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Constitutional Convention

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students engage in a role-playing situation to illustrate the kinds of compromised that were made a teh Constitutional Convention. They write three short 1-2 paragraph arguments and then present their arguments to the class at the...
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The Constitutional Convention: Four Founding Fathers You May Never Have Met

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers read biographies of their assigned Founding Father. They present an oral argument that their assignee deserves to be better known by making connections between regional politics and postions defined by character.
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Do We Need a New Constitutional Convention?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students play the role of delegates at a constitutional convention called by Congress to consider the "Safe America" Amendment. They have a better understanding of how our Constitution can be amended.
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Why was the Constitutional Convention Necessary?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore the steps leading up to the Constitution.  In this American Government lesson, 11th graders practice document based questions.  Students create a letter that describes how a person felt during this time period. 
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Constitutional Convention

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate Constitutional Convention debates. In this early American history lesson, 8th graders analyze speeches delivered by Benjamin Franklin at the convention and then research Franklin's life. Students also define...