Constitution Day - US Constitution Informational Text

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4th - 10th, Homeschool
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Constitution Day : US Constitution Informational Text is perfect for Constitution Day or whenever teaching the Constitution. It includes separate texts on the Constitution, Preamble, Articles of Confederation, and Bill of Rights, all with follow up comprehension activities.

In this engaging, Common Core connected package you will find:

•The history of the writing of the Constitution, including the pros and cons of Articles of Confederation – with follow-up comprehension questions, answer key included

•The Preamble to the Constitution, with a vocabulary activity designed to help students paraphrase and understand its meaning, answer key included, and a follow-up analytical writing activity

•The Seven Articles of the Constitution summarized

•The history of the Bill of Rights

•The Bill of Rights in plain language, with a follow-up comprehension activity and an additional reflection and writing activity

•A ‘Framers of the Constitution’ research and writing activity

•Two fun puzzles: a word search and a crossword puzzle, answer keys included

•Thematic lined and unlined stationery

**BONUS: All text is available read aloud for Mac,Windows and iPad, easily accessed through a free link provided in the package. Students can follow along as the text is read aloud while highlighted on the screen infant of them Perfect for differentiation and English Language Learners!

Download the preview to see a sample of the many learning-filled activities in this fun package.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.


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