"Do we have to memorize it?" Here is a fun way to learn the Preamble that your young historians are sure to enjoy. Can someone memorize a phrase? Can a group find matches within the classroom? Can a puzzle be put together in the correct order? Will having a matched partner or trio make it easier to memorize a phrase and recite the Preamble? Yes! Yes! Yes! And, Yes!
Using the old Schoolhouse Rock song for reinforcement, see how many tries it takes the class to get in the correct order. A follow up lesson on exploring the 6 goals is included along with a graphic organizer; three different colored print slides of the words already broken into phrases; and complete instructions to deliver what will be a memorable and engaging lesson for your students. All you add are the index cards and the fun. "We the people...."
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Preamble--A Very Important Introduction
by Paul Chandler
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