Constitution Detectives | US Constitution Activity

Wise Guys
20.5k Followers
Grade Levels
5th - 7th
Standards
Formats Included
  • Zip (50 pages)
  • Google Apps™
$6.50
$6.50
Share this resource
Wise Guys
20.5k Followers
Includes Google Apps™
The Teacher-Author indicated this resource includes assets from Google Workspace (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).

Also included in

  1. Here is an amazing United States historical documents bundled resource that is filled with our top seven activities that we use in our classrooms. The Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Paul Revere’s Ride, The Star-Spangled Banner, The Olive Branch Petition, The Emancipation Proclamation and
    $29.57
    $42.25
    Save $12.68

Description

Reading and understanding the US Constitution can be difficult for students. This detective activity is perfect to help your class dig into what the Constitution is really about. Through this resource, students will leave with a deeper understanding of the three branches of government and how our democracy works.

Students will be learning about key vocabulary such as democracy, amendment, federal system, and more. They will also become experts in understanding events that led up to the creation of the Constitution, the roles of the three branches of government, the rights of citizens, and the ratifying of the Constitution.

Ready to engage your students? Download the activity now!

DIGITAL VERSION NOW INCLUDED!

Here is what is included in this amazing US Constitution resource:

  • Constitution Detectives Teacher Tips (2-pages)
  • Introductory Handout (1-page)
  • Detective Handout (12-pages)
  • Detective Handout Answer Key (12-pages)
  • Detective Badge Template (1-page)
  • Grading Rubric (1-page; 2 per page)

What is NOT Included:

  • Constitution of the United States Document
  • Resources for student research

Check out our preview for more details!

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Looking for other great US History Resources? Click on the titles below:

Declaration of Independence Detectives

How a Bill Becomes a Law

How a Bill Becomes a Law Board Game

Election and Voting Activities

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Customer Tips:

*** How to get TPT credits to use on future purchases ***

Go to your My Purchases page. Beside each purchase you'll see a Provide Feedback button, click it and you will be taken to a page where you can leave a quick rating and a short comment about the product. Why is feedback so important? Each time you provide feedback, you’ll earn TPT credits that can be applied to future purchases to save you money! Plus, the feedback you provide helps us make my products better suit your needs!

*** How to Follow Our Store ***

Click the green star beside our name at the top of this page OR at the top of our store page. Following us notifies you when we post a new item and you will receive customized email updates about our store.

Visit Our Wise Guys Store

Copyright ©Wise Guys. All rights reserved by author. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clip art and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom or personal use ONLY.

Total Pages
50 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.

Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.

Reviews

Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up