Updating search results...

Search Resources

130 Results

View
Selected filters:
  • constitution3-5
2019 U.S. Constitution Survey Results
Rating
0.0 stars

Oak Hill Publishing (Constitution Day 2019): ConstitutionFacts.com has been conducting surveys since 2007. Last year, more than 100,000 people took the ConstitutionFacts.com online poll. The 10-question quiz tests knowledge about the Constitution and Constitution history. Upon completion of the quiz and before receiving their scores, participants were asked to provide demographic details about themselves. Quiz takers then had the opportunity to share their scores via Facebook or email and to take a more extensive 50-question quiz. More than 35% of quiz takers tested their knowledge with the longer U.S. Constitution quiz. Read the report of the survey results.

Subject:
History
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
ConstitutionFacts.com
Date Added:
01/03/2023
9/11 and Civil Liberties
Restricted Use
Copyright Restricted
Rating
0.0 stars

This lesson explores the challenges the United States faced as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and examines the governmentâ"s response through the lens of protection and civil liberties. Students will consider the balance between security and liberty in the United States.

Subject:
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Center for Civic Education
Date Added:
09/12/2022
About the Founding Fathers
Restricted Use
Copyright Restricted
Rating
0.0 stars

Read information about the "Founding Fathers" of the United States of America, including George Washington, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, George Mason, Gouverneur Morris, Roger Sherman, James Wilson, and Edmund Randolph.

Subject:
History
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
ConstitutionFacts.com
Date Added:
01/03/2023
About the Signers of the Constitution
Restricted Use
Copyright Restricted
Rating
0.0 stars

On September 17, 1787, the Constitutional Convention came to a close in the Assembly Room of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There were seventy individuals chosen to attend the meetings with the initial purpose of amending the Articles of Confederation.

Subject:
History
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
ConstitutionFacts.com
Date Added:
01/03/2023
American Founders and Constitution Month Constitutional Fitness
Unrestricted Use
CC BY
Rating
0.0 stars

This is an optional program for use by Utah LEAs, schools, and teachers to observe Founders Month and Consitution Day. It aligns with and supports mastery of many Utah Core Social Studies Standards in grade K-5. Standards alignment is provided, along with resources for possible use.

Subject:
History
Social Studies
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Unit of Study
Author:
JoAnna
Date Added:
08/18/2023
Bill of Rights
Conditional Remix & Share Permitted
CC BY-NC
Rating
0.0 stars

Students will investigate one of the amendments to the Constitution to find out how it was important for the time, how it protects citizens and how it applies to our current needs.Enduring Understanding:The U.S. Constitution reflects our national beliefs about people, rights, and government.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
01/14/2022
The Bill of Rights: Debating the Amendments
Restricted Use
Copyright Restricted
Rating
0.0 stars

In this lesson, students will examine a copy of twelve possible amendments to the United States Constitution as originally sent to the states for their ratification in September of 1789. Students will debate and vote on which of these amendments they would ratify and compare their resulting “Bill of Rights” to the ten amendments ratified by ten states that have since been known by this name.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Library of Congress
Date Added:
11/09/2023
CW Conversation: Building the Nation
Restricted Use
Copyright Restricted
Rating
0.0 stars

Join our panelists Thomas Duckenfield, Trustee for the Nomini Hall Slave Legacy Project, Dr. Andrew Levy, Author of The First Emancipator: The Forgotten Story of Robert Carter, the Founding Father Who Freed His Slaves, and Gerry Underdown, Actor Interpreter with Colonial Williamsburg, as they discuss those that physically built the nation, those that built the nation with enlightened ideas, and their combined lasting legacy.
This is part of our national conversation series, US: Past, Present, Future. Learn more at colonialwilliamsburg.org/us.

Subject:
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Colonial Williamsburg
Date Added:
09/13/2022
Checks and Balances
Restricted Use
Copyright Restricted
Rating
0.0 stars

The Founders designed a system of checks and balances into our Constitution so we'd avoid abuses of power that had been experienced under British rule. Join James Madison and John Marshall for a discussion along with 21st century politicians to learn if that system still functions as intended.

Subject:
Social Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Colonial Williamsburg
Date Added:
09/13/2022
Checks and Balances in Action
Unrestricted Use
Public Domain
Rating
0.0 stars

Prerequisite: Students need to know the function of each of the branches of government. In this activity, students examine documents from U.S. history to examples of specific "checks and balances."

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
National Archives
Date Added:
11/09/2023
Comparing and Contrasting the Emancipation Proclamation, the 13th Amendment and General Order No. 3
Unrestricted Use
Public Domain
Rating
0.0 stars

In small groups, students analyze the Emancipation Proclamation, the 13th amendment, and General Order #3 in terms of tone, audience, and message, focusing on similarities and differences.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
National Archives
Date Added:
11/09/2023
Congress in Article I of the Constitution
Unrestricted Use
Public Domain
Rating
0.0 stars

In this activity (which is appropriate for introducing the Constitution) students match primary source documents to clauses from Article 1 of the Constitution. Students find six pairs, which reveal the powers of Congress. Online resource.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
National Archives
Date Added:
11/09/2023
The Constitution
Restricted Use
Copyright Restricted
Rating
0.0 stars

They met in Philadelphia in May 1787. Fifty-five men from 12 different states gathered, intending to revise the Articles of Confederation... Thus began the Constitutional Convention – the four-month process of secret argument, debate and compromise that produced a document that would soon be known in all corners of the globe: the Constitution of the United States. This primary source set includes documents and images. A teacher guide is included to assist educators in utilizing the primary sources in their instruction.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Provider:
Library of Congress
Date Added:
11/09/2023