Lesson Plan

Constitution Hall of Fame

Using a tableau activity, class members consider who they want to include in a Hall of Fame to honor the framer of the Constitution. Other activities include using a tableau to act out the various sections of the Constitution and related discussions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Create a tableau to profile the framers of the Constitution
  • Develop a second tableau to illustrate key parts of the Constitution, including amendments in the Bill of Rights
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners need a background in the Articles of Confederation and Constitution before completing these activities
  • Resource includes suggestions and pacing for background content for the project
  • Activities include suggestions for differentiation
  • Rubrics make feedback easy to provide
  • While resource includes some biographical links to signers, it does not include all framers