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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...
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...
The Preamble to the Constitution: How Do You Make a More Perfect Union?
3rd - 5th
Students analyze the Preamble of the Constitution and identify the historical context that led to its wording. They, in groups, interpret phrases from the Preamble, examine relevant court cases and create illustrations for their portion...
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...
Preamble to the Constitution: What is Good Government?
3rd - 5th
Pupils identify what a good government should provide for its citizens, and link their ideas to those of the founding founders by analyzing the Preamble to the Constitution. They create a mural depicting their understanding of the Preamble.
What Does The Preamble of the U.S. Constitution Mean?
9th - 12th
Students begin the lesson by comparing and contrasting two state constitution's preambles. After identifying the themes in the state preambles, they compare the U.S. Constitution's preamble to the states. They work together to write...
Vocab Grabbing the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution
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...
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...
Defining America: The Preamble of the Constitution as a lens to view the changing definition of American-ness
Eleventh graders interpret the Preamble of the Constitution. In this American Government lesson, 11th graders synthesize a modern translation. Students analyze the changes in interpretation of the Preamble over the course of U.S....
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.