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 included in this unit are student favorites!
** This unit was recently revised! **
Contents of this 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
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