These interactive notebook graphic organizers will help students organize information about the study of the U.S. Constitution. It's a must-do in my classroom for the week surrounding Constitution Day!
Interactive notebooks are an effective tool in the classroom. Not only can they assist students in keeping their work organized, but they are also an easy-to-access resource for reference throughout the year.
The United States Constitution Interactive Notebook graphic organizers resource is intended as a resource for late-elementary and middle school ages.
It does not include any types of informational text for students, but does include 10 different interactive activities
to help students organize information and an answer key
to use as a guide for each graphic organizer.
The file also includes pictures of every page in use!
1. Cover Page
2. A Vocabulary Activity
3. The Articles of Confederation
(tabs to record information about the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation)
4. Plans and Compromises
(tabs for the Virginia Plan, the New Jersey Plan, the Great Compromise, and the Three-Fifths Compromise)
5. Federalists and Anti-Federalists
(compare and contrast these two groups)
6. Parts of the Constitution
(a trifold with space to write about the Preamble, the articles, and the amendments)
7. The Articles
(tabs to record facts about each article)
8. The Amendments
(a matching game to help students identify the amendment number and proper description. Also includes a folder foldable to keep the game pieces organized!)
9. Comparing Documents
(compare and contrast the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution)
10. Principles of Government
(a multi-page flip book for a variety of government principles)
11. Types of Power
(tabs for enumerated powers, concurrent powers, and reserved powers)
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