Constitution Bundle

Constitution Bundle
Constitution Bundle
Constitution Bundle
Constitution Bundle
Constitution Bundle
Constitution Bundle
Constitution Bundle
Constitution Bundle
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  1. The Constitution is so much fun to teach! Are you looking for a fresh, engaging, active Constitution unit? You've found it! The activities in this unit will not only help your students learn about the Constitution… they will bring excitement and engagement to your classroom! All of the activities
  2. The Bill of Rights- What a fun topic to teach and study! This reading and social studies activity is interesting and thought-provoking for students. Students will work in cooperative groups to examine scenarios with realistic situations. They will decide if the person's rights were respected, acco
  3. Bill of Rights- Facilitate interesting and engaging conversations with this fun activity! This is a fun, unique way for students to learn about the Bill of Rights. In the first part of this activity, students work in cooperative groups to read about, discuss, and determine the rights that are most
  4. Are you looking for a Bill of Rights review game that will get your students up and moving? You've found it! Students will receive a mix of game cards containing rights and scenarios. They will match game cards to the Amendments on their game boards. Students will trade game cards with other stude
  5. Are you looking for a fabulous interactive notebook pack for your Bill of Rights unit? You've found it! The first foldable in this pack provides an overview of the Bill of Rights, including the reason the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution. Your students will read and use the foldables
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Make the Constitution jump off the page with these resources!

Contents of the U.S. Constitution Unit:

Pages 3-5: Articles of Confederation-Passage and Cloze Activity

Pages 6-8: Creating a Constitution-Passage and Flap Book Activity

Pages 9-11: Preamble to the Constitution-Passage and Match Activity

Pages 12-16: Preamble to the Constitution-Mini-Book

Pages 17-19: The Great Preamble Race-Help your students memorize the Preamble in a FUN way!

Pages 20-21: Preamble Roll-a-Phrase-A review of terms from the Preamble to the Constitution

Pages 22-23: Branches of Government Diagrams

Pages 24-28: Branches of Government Relay Game

Page 29: Branches of Government Choice Activities-Use this for a fun review project!

Pages 30-35: The Problem with Representation-Inquiry Discussion Activity and Foldable Activity

Pages 36-38: Compromise Necklaces-A fun review of the Great Compromise and Three-Fifths Compromise

Page 39: The Bill of Rights in Modern Language-An excellent “cheat sheet” for students

Pages 40-43: Bill of Rights Cloze Passage

Pages 44-51: Bill of Rights Detective’s Notebook-Includes scenarios for students to examine and discuss

Pages 52-54: Federalists vs. Antifederalists-Passage and Flap Book Activity

Pages 55-62: Important Individuals at the Constitutional Convention-Short biographies with Foldables

Pages 63-72: Constitution Scoot Game

Pages 73-75: Constitution Unit Study Guide

Pages 76-80: Constitution Unit Test with Answer Key


Contents of the Bill of Rights in Everyday Life Resource:

* Lesson plan titled "Connecting the Bill of Rights to Everyday Life"

* "The Bill of Rights in Everyday Language"

* Cooperative group answer sheet

* 10 realistic scenario cards

* Answer Key


Description of the Bill of Rights Sort-Trade-Sort Game:

Students will review the rights contained in the Bill of Rights. They will work cooperatively to locate examples of the rights needed to complete the “Brilliant Bill of Rights Game Board.” I chose rights that are most applicable to 4th-7th grade students: Amendments 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 8.


Contents of Bill of Rights - How Important Are Our Rights?:

Page 3: Letter to Students from Planet Montack- asks for help in choosing the five most important rights from the U.S. Bill of Rights

Page 4: Cooperative Group Checklist: Lists steps to complete the activity

Pages 5-9: Rights Cards: Gives ten rights in kid-friendly language- one right per card

Page 10: Rights Checklist #1- Students indicate the order of importance they chose for the rights

Pages 11-12: That Right Is Not Important…Think Again!
Each right is listed along with what could happen if that
right did not exist in the United States

Page 13: We’ve Changed Our Minds!- After reading and discussing “That Right is Not Important…Think Again!”, students will probably need to change the order of importance for their rights. Students often do not realize how much their life would change without one right or another!

Page 14: Bill of Rights for the Citizens of Montack- Students write the five rights they determined were most important.

Pages 15-20: Bill of Rights Mini-Book: Each right is
listed on one page, in kid-friendly language. Students
will write why each right is important to them and make a
pictorial representation of the right.


Contents of the Bill of Rights Interactive Notebook:

Pages 3-5: The Bill of Rights- Lesson, Foldable, and Answer Key/Example

Pages 6-8: Amendment 1- Lesson, Foldable, and Answer Key/Example

Pages 9-11: Amendment 2- Lesson, Foldable, and Answer Key/Example

Pages 12-14: Amendment 3- Lesson, Foldable, and Answer Key/Example

Pages 15-17: Amendment 4- Lesson, Foldable, and Answer Key/Example

Pages 18-20: Amendment 5- Lesson, Foldable, and Answer Key/Example

Pages 21-23: Amendment 6- Lesson, Foldable, and Answer Key/Example

Pages 24-26: Amendment 7- Lesson, Foldable, and Answer Key/Example

Pages 27-29: Amendment 8- Lesson, Foldable, and Answer Key/Example

Pages 30-32: Amendments 9 & 10- Lesson, Foldable, and Answer Key/Example

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©2016 Jenifer Bazzit. All rights reserved.

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