The United States Constitution

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Help young historians explore the US Constitution with this graphic organizer worksheet. Including a section for identifying the meaning of the preamble as well as the first three articles of the Constitution, this resource supports students with understanding the structure and purpose of this historical document.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have students complete this resource during a lesson series on the US Constitution
  • Allow children to read the preamble and discuss the key terms with a partner or small group before having a whole-group discussion
  • Use this worksheet to complement the showing of a video on the US Constitution
Pros

  • Includes three comprehension questions about Constitution
  • Provides a list of key phrases to focus on in the preamble
Cons

  • Uses an unconventional font that distracts from the content of the worksheet
  • Provides little space to record information about the first three articles of the Constitution