This product is designed to help your students learn the key concepts and highlights of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. It comes with outlines of these two founding documents and a great follow-up activity that will help students retain the information.
Included in the product are:
- Two outlines (one for the U.S. Constitution and one for the Bill of Rights), to help provide context of these two founding documents.
- The game/interactive activity, "Constitutional or Unconstitutional?" I have provided two formats for you to choose from- one is a student-centered interactive activity that allows students to work with a partner. The other is a small group game format that the class plays together that fosters greater competition. Both cover the same content, but in different ways.
- Two powerpoints (one for each format) that provide students with a quick review of the Constitutional Articles and the Bill of Rights, as well as student directions for the activity.
- Answer keys when applicable
- Teacher Instructions and TOU Page
The game/activity includes 20 different scenarios and students will use the knowledge they have acquired from their outlines to determine whether each situation is constitutional or unconstitutional. They must provide the evidence in the documents to defend their answers. This is a great activity for your Constitution unit, a fun addition for Constitution Day, or a great review at the end of the semester. Even better, it's an easy lesson to leave for a sub!
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