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We the People | Preamble to the Constitution One Pager Activity

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This Preamble to the Constitution One-Pager is a creative project that lets your students demonstrate their understanding of the six goals of government laid out in the Preamble! Aligned to the Florida State Standard for Middle School Civics, SS.7.C.1.6 Preamble of the U.S. Constitution, students read a short passage on the purpose of the Preamble and the importance of its first three words “We the People”. They underline or highlight each of the six goals of government laid out in the Preamble, then, on the one-pager, illustrate each of these goals, using their creativity to demonstrate their comprehension!

This project makes for a great culminating activity, and looks wonderful on a bulletin board of student work!

This resource includes:

“We the People”: Preamble to the Constitution Reading Passage.

  • Describes the Constitution and purpose of the Preamble
  • Has students underline the six goals of government described in the Preamble
  • Emphasizes the importance of the first three words “We the People” in establishing America’s government as a democracy
  • Explains why the Constitution was a form of the Social Contract.
  • Finally, at the bottom of the page, students are given instructions for their One-Pager activity.

✯ “We the People” Preamble One-Pager template.

  • Students illustrate each purpose of government as described in the Preamble, using as much color and creativity as they can!

2 Samples to inspire your students!

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Total Pages
1 Article, 1 blank Template, 2 Samples
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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