Who Created the Constitution?
- Super Series
- Explorers Leaders
The Constitution and Mistakes?
- Checks and Balances
- Branches of Government
United States Constitution Lesson Plans
Bill of Rights & Articles of the Constitution
Constitution Knows Humans Make Mistakes?
Created the Constitution? Lesson Set
is the Constitution of the United States?
Constitution Teaching Theme
States Constitution Worksheets
Project - The students will gain a better understanding of how
our Constitution is a living entity, applicable to today's issues.
and the Constitution - The students will begin to learn about
our framework for government and examine the actual document ans
see its direct impact on their lives.
of Rights - The purpose of this activity is to acquaint the students
with the guaranteed rights of the Bill of Rights, and assist them to see
the application of these rights in their daily lives.
- What is citizenship? Using the preambles from the US Constitution and
the Florida State Constitution as references, students determine rights
and responsibilities of citizenship. This introductory lesson for the
unit, We the People, introduces students to the concept of citizenship
that will be the common thread throughout the entire unit.
for All - Do you know your rights? This lesson will help students
demonstrate their knowledge of the rights, responsibilities, and privileges
as United States citizens. Students will show examples by completing a
graphic organizer and writing persuasive essays.
Constitution - Students will learn the purpose of the U.S. Constitution
Students will analyze the language and meaning of the Preamble Students
will work in cooperative groups to write a class constitution.
Bill of Rights - The students will be able to describe their rights
as human beings that live in the United States.
Rules - The need for rules and why we need government in our life.
Amendments Survey - Students conduct a Constitutional Amendments Survey
to create an opinion poll forum for the upcoming Florida vote.
Scavenger Hunt - A fun review activity.
and Bill of Rights - The class will engage in a spirited competition
on the Constitution/Bill of Rights by trying to identify phrases connected
with the Constitution/ Bill of Rights.
and Laws - Children will understand the difference between democracies
and the Prevention of Abuse of Power in the US Federal Government
- Constitution and other other writings that helped to shape the government
of the United States. Students demonstrate understanding of the federal
government of the United States (Federalism, Democracy vs. Republic, Rights
vs. Freedoms) through regular formative assessments and a summative assessment.
It Constitutional? - Students read constitutional amendments and use
the information to evaluate laws and actions.
Liberty, and the Pursuit of Limited Government - Students demonstrate
knowledge of the differences between limited and unlimited governments,
by writing a letter from the point of view of Thomas Jefferson to King
George III explaining why a constitutional democracy is better than despotic
of the Constitution - This lesson plan will cover seven major documents
used as a reference by T. Jefferson when he wrote the U.S. Constitution.
- Our Government
Scavenger Hunt - Students go on a paper scavenger hunt to learn about
the United States Constitution and government.
- The class will engage in a competition designed to increase vocabulary
literacy on the Constitution/Bill of Rights.
and Choosing Rights - The following lesson teaches students about
how each of the rights guaranteed by the Constitution is important and
works with the others to protect us everyday.
and Article 1 - To have an understanding of the goals of the Preamble
and to understand the main ideas of Congress and why it matters now.
the Bill Of Rights - This lesson is a culminating activity to be used
at the end of a unit on the Bill of Rights.
Allocation of Scarce Resources - A really comprehensive lesson.
Constitution: Our Plan for Government - The constitution is the plan
for government in the United States. It can be divided into three main
parts. Students need to understand the importance of separation of powers,
checks and balances, and judicial review.
First Day of Class - Many students do not understand the basic philosphy
of having government in our lives and also the many area's of our society
that need a government, including school. This activity will show students
that yes, government is a part of our lives and it does serve many useful
Nation's First Governement - Who should have the control in Government?
States Constitution Power Grab Game - To encourage students to comprehend
these points of emphasis and relate them to the study of the three branches
of our federal government. Several activities are described.
The Kids - Students will investigate the Preamble to the Consttitution
and make it more meaningful to them.
The People - Why do we need a government? Lesson introduces the basic
concept of the "natural rights" philosophy. After the students
recognize a need for government and rules, the students will be asked
to think about the benefits and problems of living in a "state of nature"
where there are no laws or government.
Freedom? - This activity allows students to understand the importance
of civil liberties and the events that led to inclusion of one of these
civil liberties in the U.S.Constitution. Students explore individual responsibilites
associated with that freedom.
- Who Has
Power? - Students analyze the Constitution and design a crossword
puzzle which correctly associates specific legal powers with specific
groups or individuals within government.
Needs Government?...We All Do. - Explains the consequences of having
a lack of government and rules and laws for a society.
and the U.S. Constitution - To understand why people who work and
play together need to follow rules; and how these rules are developed.
Bill of Rights and Articles of the Constitution
- Shaping Of Laws
What is the Constitution of the United States?
- Great Series
- Standards Based