Constitution Unit

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4th - 6th, Homeschool
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82 pages
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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 Necklace-A fun review of the Great 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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82 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from 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.
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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