In this activity, students find a part of the Constitution or Amendments that they believe directly affects them. Students decide how this affects them, then why they believe the Constitution is still important today.
Students then are directed through the process of writing an essay about how the Constitution affects them personally.
Includes prewriting sheet, essay directions, and grading rubric, and thesis statement ideas.
Additional materials needed:
• Copy of the U.S. Constitution and Amendments
Iowa CCSS RI.IA.1