When it was ratified in 1789, the US Constitution didn’t just institute a government by the people – it provided a way for the people to alter the Constitution itself. And yet, of the nearly 11,000 amendments proposed in the centuries since, only 27 have succeeded as of 2016. Peter Paccone explains why the US Constitution is so hard to change.
This Constitution Day Scavenger Hunt will allow your students to browse through the Constitution and find the main concepts about the 7 Articles and 27 Amendments. Introduce, study, or review the United States Constitution by making it a race or a center activity for your students. This scavenger hunt has been a great way to enjoy learning about such an important primary source document! #constitutionday #constitution #civics
Students will color and doodle as they take notes to learn about the U.S. Constitution. These graphic doodles notes summarize the parts of the United States Constitution: the preamble, the articles, the Bill of Rights, and the amendments. These are great for your 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grade classroom and homeschool students! Make American History come to life with this no prep, engaging resource! $
How Well Do You Know Your Rights? worksheet. Each statement on the grids based on one of the amendments to the Constitution, some true & some false. Students must determine true or false and identify the amendment being addressed in each statement.