US Constitution Unit

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Engage your students with this kid-friendly Constitution unit. Even though it is one of the most important documents in the United States, it can be challenging to explain to our students exactly what it is, why it was written, and why it is important. This unit makes that easy!

Over 160 pages of resources explain the Constitution, why and how it was written, the Bill of Rights, and the system of checks and balances. And, this unit does it in a kid-friendly way.

It covers….

✔ What is the Constitution?

✔ Why is it important?

✔ The writing of the Constitution

✔ A basic introduction to the parts of the Constitution

✔ A basic introduction to the Bill of Rights

✔ The three branches of government

✔ The roles and participants in each branch of the government

It includes….

✔ The class/big book, “Our Constitution”

  • Full-color version (2 levels)
  • Black line version (2 levels)
  • Half-page student reader version (2 levels)

✔ Short reading passages with comprehension questions and keys

  • Passage 1 - Writing the Constitution
  • Passage 2 - Parts of the Constitution
  • Passage 3 - The Three Branches of Our Government
  • Passage 4 - The Bill of Rights

✔ Interactive Notebooks

✔ Constitution craft and writing activity

✔ Graphic organizers and stationery

✔ Posters and vocabulary cards

✔ Vocabulary puzzle

✔ Tic-Tac-Toe read and play game

✔ Activity sheets

The interactive notebooks* are separately, but they are INCLUDED in this unit.

☞(Please see the preview to see exactly what is covered.)☜

If you have any questions please contact me through the questions and answers section.


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