This U.S. Constitution activity is perfect for Constitution Day or to add variety to a social studies lesson. The short pieces of informational text break down complexities in the Constitution for students in middle grades.
Thirteen short pieces of text (1 - 2 paragraphs) serve as the clues. Students use these clues to search for the answers to 20 text-based Constitution questions included.
Text is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students. It does include some challenging words due to the topic (representatives, Congress, Senate, amendment, proposed, veto, ratified...).Students may benefit from working with partners or in small groups.
Includes several printing/management options:
- color text
- color QR codes
- black and white text
- black and white QR codes
***** Note - QR code readers can be downloaded for free for iPads and tablets. They are an option, but not required to fully utilize this product.
Don't have time for a scavenger hunt? Check out a modified version of this resource Constitution Informational Text Color by Number Activity.