The Constitution of the United States

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Engage elementary school children in learning about the US Constitution with this collection of worksheets and printable activities. From reading and writing the Preamble to playing a Constitution Trivia game, this resource offers numerous opportunities for children to better understand this important historical document.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have students read the Preamble and complete the In Your Own Words worksheet in pairs or small groups, before discussing their responses as a whole class
  • Ask students to read and edit the Our Constitution document independently, before having them share their corrections during a whole-class read aloud
  • Offer the word puzzles as options for early finishers during a unit on the US Constitution
  • Use the Constitution Trivia as a social studies learning center

  • Includes two traceable versions of the Preamble, one printed and one in cursive
  • A worksheet is provided that supports children with understanding the meaning of the Preamble
  • Offers a creative writing prompt that engages students in using their knowledge of the Constitutional Convention

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