To become familiar with the articles and amendments that comprise the United States Constitution.
1 and 1/2 class periods
Each student must have access to a copy of the United States Constitution. This is then used to answer a series of questions in sections entitled:
• The Preamble and Articles I-VII
• Amendments 1-10 (Bill of Rights)
• Other Amendments
NOTE: I always go over the first five questions with my kids in the section entitled "Preamble and Articles I-VII." This helps them understand how to use the Constitution to find answers.
After reading through and answering questions in the previously mentioned sections, class members then answer Thought Questions pertaining to the Bill of Rights. This helps develop critical thinking skills.
Easy-to-follow Teacher Instructions and answer key included, along with a 20-question follow up quiz to measure student progress. The quiz can also be given as a homework assignment.