Here are a few resources for teaching and commemorating Constitution Day – or teaching about the Constitution any day!
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Here are resources that you can use to talk about the Constitution with your students on Constitution Day or any time.
Here are a few resources that you can use to talk about the Constitution with your students on Constitution Day or any time.
Use political cartoons to engage your students in a discussion of what Congress is, how it works, and what it does.
This new lesson guides students to an understanding of how the provisions of the U.S. Constitution are visually represented in popular media.
The famous Lewis and Clark expedition is a story of American pioneering. Today’s spotlight document focuses on the very start of this expedition, when in 1803 President Jefferson sent a confidential letter to Congress.
Congress Creates the Bill of Rights app is now available for Android devices.
Students match primary sources to clauses from Article I of the U.S. Constitution that detail six powers of Congress in our newest online activity.
Congress Creates the Bill of Rights, our new mobile app for iPads, allows students to explore the proposals, debates, and revisions that shaped the Bill of Rights.