Bill of Rights (All 10 Amendments) ~ Quick Pack
is a Social Studies lesson with the objective of helping students understand the major purpose of the Bill of Rights as well as the rights of American citizens as stated in the Bill of Rights.
I have revised this product to better match the new standards recently issued in my state. Since many people had wish listed the original product, I am including BOTH the original and the revised versions in a zip folder with the purchase of this resource.
Missouri Learning Standards ~ Social Studies:
• Explain the major purpose of the Bill of Rights.
• Identify important principles in the Bill of Rights.
• Describe the historical context for the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.
• Explain how the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights affected people in the United States prior to c. 1800.
Included in this product:
• Lesson Overview (included in preview)
• 5-Day Lesson Outline (included in preview)
• “I Can” Learning Goal Chart (color and grayscale version)
• Essential Question Chart (color and grayscale version)
• Power Word Poster – Bill of Rights
• Power Word Teacher Page
• Content-rich Informational Text
• Amendments Teaching Slides
• Nonfiction Text Graphic Organizer
• Reading Strategies Questions
• Words to Know Printable and Key – reviewing difficult words in text
• Name That Amendment Printable and Key
• Writing Prompt and Scoring Guide
• 3D Graphic Organizers (foldables) and Keys
• Power Questions Printable and Key (text-dependent questions)
• Quick Quiz and Key
• Critical Thinking Prompts for Interactive Notebooks
Classroom Bill of Rights Printable (included in preview)
The 3D graphic organizers (foldables) will fit within the pages of a standard composition notebook. However, the lesson is designed so that it can also be used without such notebooks.
I completed this lesson with my students during a 5-day week. However, the lesson can easily be modified to suit your schedule and students’ needs – just use those activities/pages that fit the time you have to teach this subject.
Also available in the Democracy Unit Quick Pack Series:
• Declaration of Independence ~ Quick Pack
• U.S. Constitution ~ Quick Pack
• American Citizenship ~ Quick Pack
• Founding Fathers of America ~ Quick Pack
• National Symbols of America ~ Quick Pack
Additional resources for Bill of Rights:
• Bill of Rights (All 10 Amendments) ~ PowerPoint
• Bill of Rights (All 10 Amendments) ~ Task Cards
(great for learning centers)
• Bill of Rights (All 10 Amendments) ~ Lesson Bundle
(save and get the task cards FREE
with this purchase)
Happy Teaching ~ The Reflective Educator
This lesson is an expanded and updated version of “Rights and Freedoms” lesson. This lesson includes all 10 amendments in the Bill of Rights, whereas “Rights and Freedoms” focuses on ONLY a select few. Please choose the lesson that best suits your students’ needs.