U.S. Constitution Roll Call
Young scholars, in groups, act as if they were news reporters in 1787 and interveiw one of the many signers of the U.S. Constitution. They also research the lives of some of the signers.
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Is the Constitution Important to Us?
Students discover the meaning and significance of the U.S. Constitution. In this civics lesson, students read excerpts of the document and discuss the major concepts of the document. Students also visit websites and watch presentations...
K - 4th Social Studies & History
The Making of the United States Constitution
Pay tribute on Constitution Day with a worksheet designed to answer the who, what, where, when, why, and how of the U.S. Constitution. Scholars read a short informational text then answer questions—multiple choice and short answer.
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Orb and Effy Learn About Authority
Simplify the teaching of the US Constitution with this primary grade social studies lesson. While reading a fun story about an imaginary place called Bubble Land, children learn about the concept of authority and the importance of rules...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Matching Game with the US Constitution
In September we celebrate Constitution Day. Begin the celebration with a grand conversation about the US Constitution. Follow up the in-depth discussion with a learning game in which scholars match terms to images such as the...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
U.S. Mint Releases New Jefferson Nickel
Learners share their knowledge of Lewis and Clark, then read a news article about the redesign on the U.S. nickel to commemorate Lewis and Clark's expedition. Introduce the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Creating a Classroom Constitution
Young scholars generate a Classroom Constitution. In this classroom government lesson, students examine the U.S. Constitution, read Shh! We're Writing the Constitution, and brainstorm rules needed for the classroom that will become a...
K - 1st Social Studies & History