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Supreme Court Case Study: District of Columbia Vs Heller

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Examine the Supreme Court case, District of Columbia vs Heller, to build a better understanding of the Bill of Rights. Learners visit three different websites, read the provided informational text, and then answer a series of critical...
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From Tinker to Fraser: Freedom of Speech in Public Schools

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Tinker and Fraser cases were taken the Supreme Court on the basis of the 1st Amendment right to Freedom of Speech. Learners discuss each case, the First AMendment, complete handouts, and conduct a role play activity. Handouts are...
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You Decide

For Teachers 5th - 7th
What a cool worksheet! The full set of our Constitutional Amendments are included in this resource which helps learners know how to answer 10 questions intended to build an understanding of constitutional and unconstitutional actions.
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Constitutional Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 9th
Have your class learn through exploration. They use their texts and go on a US Constitutional scavenger hunt. Included are 45 questions they must hunt to find answers to. This plan uses the text as the main resource, why not give clues...
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Federalism and the Division of Power

For Students 7th - 8th
Test your U.S. history class on what they know about Federalism and the division of power. There are 5 matching and 5 multiple choice questions to solve. Questions relate to the American federal system, US Constitution, national...
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ONE VOTE

For Teachers 5th
In order to understand the political process and the importance of voting, pupils will construct a class time line. They will group up and research a specific era, creating a time line of political events where one vote made a...
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We the People: Introducing Our Constitution

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore how changes to the constitution came about. In this US Constitution lesson, students discuss quotes made by Fredrick Douglas. Students analyze what the constitution means now and in the past. Students write about things...
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The Constitutional Convention: What the Founding Fathers Said

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students critique the Creation of the U.S. Constitution. They list some ideas proposed and debated during the Constitutional Convention. Discussion of the important issues requiring compromise are examined.
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Our Constitutional Connection Lesson 3: To Vote Or Not To Vote? That is the Question!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students design colorful posters to "get out and vote" after studying the three amendments to the US Constitution that extend voting rights. They analyze the importance of voting to a healthy democracy.
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History Mystery Message Challenge

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the US Constitution.  In this American Government instructional activity, 11th graders gather the history and government facts to solve the history message.
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Iroquois Confederacy and the US Constitution

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the influence Native American culture had on the Founding fathers.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze primary sources.  Students compare and contrast the differences between Native American...
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The First Amendment

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the First Amendment.  In this US Government lesson plan, 11th graders analyze the scope and meaning of the first amendment.  Students conduct a survey on First Amendment freedoms.  Student evaluate the First...
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Dancing and Singing Through the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study the Bill of Rights. In this Bill of Rights lesson plan, students read and analyze the Bill of Rights before performing The Amendment Song, and a dance associated with the concepts. They work in small groups using a Frayer...
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Our Country's People, Lesson Two

For Students 6th - 8th
For this US government worksheet, middle schoolers answer 8 multiple choice questions about the laws, courts, and Constitution of the United States.
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What Makes an Amendment?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine what an amendment to the US Constitution is and they study the process by which the Constitution is amended. They discuss the process to determine its positives and negatives. Finally, they create group presentations...
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Judges in the Classroom Lesson Plan History Of The Bill Of Rights

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars study the Bill of Rights and the US Constitution. They investigate the authors of the Bill of Rights and play a game based on the research.
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Judges in the Classroom Lesson Plan History Of The Bill Of Rights

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study the US Constitution, The Bill of Rights, and other amendments. They investigate the people who obtained the Bill of Rights and play a game based on their studies.
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The U.S. Constitution Power Grab Game

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners study the powers and limitations of the three branches of the American government. They explain how the system of "checks and balances" protects the individual citizens. They explain how the amendments to the Constitution...
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Teaching With Documents Lesson Plan:Launching the New U.S. Navy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Pupils demonstrate understanding of the issues related to the creation and ratification of the United States Constitution and the new Government it established.
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The US Constitution KWL

For Students 6th - 8th
In this graphic organizer worksheet, students fill out a KWL chart with the following topics: what I know about the US Constitution; what I would like to know about the US Constitution, and what I have already learned about the US...
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Racial Discrimination and the Death Penalty

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Available on RTF file. Students study race and its relationship to the death penalty. Students also review court cases and constitutional amendments related to racial discrimination.