A variety of materials to help you teach your students about the constitution.
COLORING PAGES – Introduce younger students to the constitution (PDFs)
- First Amendment Activities (K) - English/Spanish
- First Amendment Activities (1st) - English/Spanish
- First Amendment Activities (2nd) - English
- First Amendment Activities (2nd) - Spanish
- First Amendment Activities (3rd) - English
- First Amendment Activities (3rd) - Spanish
- First Amendment Activities (4th) - English
- First Amendment Activities (4th) - Spanish
Kid Scoop Constitutution Day Issue - for primary students
TEACHING GUDES: These Guides are all PDFs and require Adobe Acrobat Reader
Game On: Constitution Activities for Elementary through High School - presenting concepts in game format; Get in the game of civics and acquire a better understanding of the basic rights of each American citizen as granted by the U.S. Constitution..
Citizens Together: You and Your Newspaper
Celebrate the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights (multiple levels)
A five-day lesson plan explores the individual freedoms protected in the Bill of Rights
Celebrate Constitution Day: Why do we have a Constitution?
We The People - Unit 1 Tabloid Supplement / Unit 2 Tabloid Supplement
These two units of the Center for Civic Education’s (CCE) popular We The People curriculum can help schools meet the new Federal requirement that every school study the Constitution on Constitution Day each year. Also try the Constitution Scavenger Hunt.
It’s Your Government
The section will help students understand and get involved in the political process, from voting to how a bill becomes law.
It’s Your Right: A history of the Bill of Rights
Students will learn about the history of the Bill of Rights and how role those rights play in our life today.
Social Studies and the News
160 activities exploring the use of newspapers as primary sources including charts, graphs, and visuals to gain information; distinguishing between fact and fiction; recognizing bias and stereotyping; the foundations of Constitutional government; participation of individuals in civic life; the functions of political parties; evaluating the impact of media on public opinion; state and federal government; separation of powers; and economic concepts.
MyVocabulary.com: Constitution Day Crossword
Front Page Talking Points: Constitution Day honors the document that defines who we are
News Video: Five Freedoms for Constitution Day
Cartoons for the Classroom: Tooning into Constitution Day 2010
Parade Magazine: Constitution Day Lesson