This The United States Constitution lesson plan also includes:
- "Step Sheet: Creating a Data Table"
- "Sample Spreadsheet for Recording Data"
- "StepSheet: Formatting an Outline in Microsoft Word"
- “Handout: How to Play the Constitution Game”
- “Step Sheet: Creating and Using a Storyboard Organizer in Word for Questions and Answers”
- "Sample: Game Questions with Answers"
- “Step Sheet: Preparing to Play the Constitution Game”
- "Template: Constitution Game"
- Step Sheet: Creating a Data Table
- Sample Spreadsheet for Recording Data
- StepSheet: Formatting an Outline in Microsoft Word
- Handout: How to Play the Constitution Game
- Step Sheet: Creating and Using a Storyboard Organizer in Word for Questions and Answers
- Sample: Game Questions with Answers
- Step Sheet: Preparing to Play the Constitution Game
- Template: Constitution Game
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Ever wish your class could travel back in time and witness the making of the Constitution firsthand? This plan makes the classroom come pretty close. Eighth graders simulate the process of creating a constitution and design their own constitutional games to finish a great interactive resource.
- Flip the classroom by assigning students to watch instructional videos at home as an introduction to the lesson
- Extend the lesson by discussing why certain answers were correct in the class Constitution game
- The activity spans two weeks and covers 20 unique tasks
- Learners will need computers for much of this lesson plan; ensure you can obtain computer lab time or that the scholars have computers
- The breakdown of tasks helps to scaffold learning as pupils build knowledge before beginning projects
- Provides links for young historians to gain even more knowledge through online games and quizzes
- Hands-on activities engage eighth graders to obtain an in-depth knowledge of the US Constitution
- No estimated time for how long each task will take to complete