A Constitution for Kids

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What better day to celebrate the US Constitution than on Constitution Day! After reading a short passage about the different understandings of habeas corpus and ex post facto, sixth graders respond to 10 multiple choice and short answer questions. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners highlight their answers within the text to show understanding
Classroom Considerations

  • Explain the footnote to class members that are unfamiliar
  • The passage is a Lexile® 970 reading level
Pros

  • Bold words signify importance as well as the footnote next to each term
  • Comes with an answer key for simple assessment
  • Designed to meet specific Common Core standards
  • An easy way to fit Constitution Day in the classroom
Cons

  • None
Common Core