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112 resources with the keyterm u.s. constitution

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Civil Rights of Japanese-American Internees

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prompted by a viewing of Emiko and Chizu Omori’s Rabbit in the Moon, a documentary about the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, high schoolers examine a series of documents, including the Bill of Rights and the UN’s...
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The Founders’ Library: Thinking as a Founding Father

For Teachers 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...
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The Happy Progress of Our Affairs: George Washington and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a lesson which uses Washington's own words to illustrate the events leading to the establishment of our national government, and the crucial roles he played throughout that process.
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Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine how President Lincoln promoted emancipation. In this slavery lesson plan, students examine primary documents, including the U.S. Constitution, to reconstruct Lincoln's attempts to end slavery and deliver the...
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Lincoln's Spot Resolutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a closer look at historical relations between the United States and Mexico. For this Texas annexation lesson, students examine primary documents authored by Zachary Taylor, James Polk, and Abraham Lincoln to consider why...
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Matching Game with the US Constitution

For Teachers K - 3rd
In September we celebrate Constitution Day. Begin the celebration with a grand conversation about the US Constitution. Follow up the in-depth discussion with a learning game in which scholars match terms to images such as the...
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Constitutional Sort

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this U.S. Constitution worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer that requires them to list responsibilities of members of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
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Ratification Debates: A New York Case Study

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine ratification. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, students research the roles of Federalists, Governor Clinton, and other states in the ratification process of the U.S. Constitution. Students discuss how the New York...
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Every Four Years: Qualifications for the Office of President and Electing the President

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the U.S. Constitution. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, students explore the qualifications and requirements of candidates that run for president.
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Philadelphia and the Constitutional Convention "Heat Up"

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students explore the Constitutional Convention of 1787. In this U.S. Constitution lesson plan, students role play the parts of delegates in a simulation of the convention.
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You and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the U.S. Constitution and how is protects the rights and freedoms of American citizens. They run through various circumstances and decide whether a person's rights have been violated.
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U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars explore social studies by answering study questions. In this U.S. Constitution activity, students view a slide-show of paintings and documents from the 1700's when the Constitution was being drafted. Young scholars...
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We the People Level 2

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore U.S. history by participating in a government activity. In this Constitution lesson, students identify the role government plays in our society and the differences the British colonies had in the early 18th century....
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The Role of State Government and the State Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine sections of the Nebraska Constitution and the U.S. Constitution, and compare/contrast the two. They research policy issues, and decide whether they should be solved at the state or federal level.
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Grandpa' Fight and the U.S. Government

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars are given the United States Constitution, students generate a list on the board of Grandpa's constitutional rights that might help him keep his home and property. Young scholars become "experts," by reading and group...
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The Bill of Rights - The First Ten Amendments to the Constitution

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The Bill of Rights, and the First Ten Ammendments to the Constitution are the focus of this Social Studies presentation. Students view a presentation that nicely presents, not only what each Ammendment says, but examples of how they...
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First Things First: Using the Newspaper to Teach the Freedoms of the First Amendment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the newspaper as a tool to make connections about what the five freedoms guarantee in the First Amendment. In this first amendment lesson plan, students analyze events in the newspaper to form conclusions about the freedoms...
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Benjamin Franklin and the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore U.S. history by completing a quiz about civics. In this Benjamin Franklin lesson, students read assigned text about Franklin's role in the development of the Constitution and the creation of a new society. Students...
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The Constitution: What's in It...Exactly?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the U.S. Constitution. In this American government lesson, 7th graders listen to a SMART Board-supported lecture about the branches of the U.S. government. Students write responses based on the lecture. 
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United States Constitution Framers

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover details about delegates to the American Constitutional Convention. In this U.S. Constitution lesson, 8th graders research information about 9 delegates to the convention and then write paragraphs about the most...
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U.S. Constitution - Checks and Balances

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the separation of powers of the branches of the U.S. federal government. In this U.S. Constitution lesson plan, students listen to a SMART Board supported lecture on checks and balances of the Judicial, Legislative, and...
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Bill Of Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Supreme Court cases. In this U.S. government lesson, students watch a video about the Bill of Rights and then research 4 Supreme Court cases using the noted web site. Students analyze the presented information and write...
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Slavery in the Constitution

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the history of the United States by researching slavery. In this U.S. Constitution instructional activity, students collaborate in small groups to complete a slavery grievance worksheet which deals with the opposing view...
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The Constitution (1781–1815)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz instructional activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the U.S. Constitution. Students may submit their answers to be scored.