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Abraham Lincoln's Crossroads-Educational Game

Abraham Lincoln's Crossroads-Educational Game

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Abraham Lincoln's Crossroads is an educational game based on the traveling exhibition ...

Abraham Lincoln's Crossroads is an educational game based on the traveling exhibition Lincoln: The Constitution & the Civil War. It invites students to learn about Lincoln's leadership by exploring the political choices he made. An animated Lincoln introduces a situation, asks for advice and prompts players to decide the issue for themselves, before learning the actual outcome.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Author:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Are the Principles of the U.S. Constitution Reflected in Your School?

Are the Principles of the U.S. Constitution Reflected in Your School?

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This activity encourages students to review principles of the U.S. Constitution and ...

This activity encourages students to review principles of the U.S. Constitution and determine whether these principles are reflected in their school. Through researching their own school policies and reviewing constitutional principles, students will better understand the functions of their school and any constitutional connections. Through deliberation, students can review why certain principles are found in the school system and why others are not, and if any principles need to be better incorporated.

Subject:
Social Studies
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Author:
The Education Department, National Constitution Center
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Bill of Rights
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The Bill of Rights

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In this lesson, students discuss the need for the Bill of Rights, ...

In this lesson, students discuss the need for the Bill of Rights, the 10 Amendments and how they apply to present day and match the correct amendment with a situation.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
05/19/2017
Bills of Rights Interactive Game

Bills of Rights Interactive Game

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In this interactive game, students will explore the words and meaning of ...

In this interactive game, students will explore the words and meaning of the amendments to the United States Constitution by identifying the rights and freedoms that are being exemplified by the citizens of Freeville.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Interactive
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Author:
i-Wonder Studios
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Constitution of the United States of America

The Constitution of the United States of America

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This resource provides students will explanations of all aspects of the United ...

This resource provides students will explanations of all aspects of the United State Consitution using grade appropriate language. Each article and amendment is given in its original words with a "kid-friendly" version to compare.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Author:
Constitutioncenter.org
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Founding Fathers:  Who Are These Men?

Founding Fathers: Who Are These Men?

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Of the 55 original delegates that participated in the Constitutional Convention, only ...

Of the 55 original delegates that participated in the Constitutional Convention, only 41 were present on September 17, 1787, to sign the proposed Constitution. Three of those present (George Mason and Edmund Randolph of Virginia and Elbridge Gerry of Massachusetts) refused to sign what they considered a flawed document. This site features biographies of these 55 men. Bronze statue portraits are included,

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson
Reading
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Author:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Historical Figures and Activits
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Historical Figures and Activits

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In this lesson, students discuss activism and the characteristics of leaders and ...

In this lesson, students discuss activism and the characteristics of leaders and participants in state and national movements. Students participate in national movement by organizing and writing a petition to support their views.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
05/19/2017
Honoring Property Rights

Honoring Property Rights

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Students examine how the concepts of private property and honor are interconnected ...

Students examine how the concepts of private property and honor are interconnected and how expectation of honorable action protects the private property rights of individuals in a civil society.

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Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Author:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Interactive Constitution

Interactive Constitution

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Specific text excerpts in this interactive version of the Constitution of the ...

Specific text excerpts in this interactive version of the Constitution of the United States of America are highlighted and are active links to additional online resources that provide students with information and interpretation of the text.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Civics and Economics
Material Type:
Interactive
Lesson
Primary Source
Reading
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Author:
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Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Judicial System
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The Judicial System

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In this lesson, students demonstrate an understanding of what happens in a ...

In this lesson, students demonstrate an understanding of what happens in a real court of law, learn and apply a variety of questioning techniques, and apply effective oral communication skills.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
05/19/2017
Lesson 1: American Flavor: A Cultural Salad of Diversity
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Lesson 1: American Flavor: A Cultural Salad of Diversity

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In this lesson, students will understand who we are (as a country) ...

In this lesson, students will understand who we are (as a country) by examining the different foods and customs that represent the different cultures and geographic areas of the country. Students will understand that their families (ancestors) participated in making the country what it is today. Students will examine the diversity within their own class and in other locations throughout the country.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
05/19/2017
Lesson 2: The Constitution
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Lesson 2: The Constitution

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In this lesson, students examine the Constitution as the foundation of our ...

In this lesson, students examine the Constitution as the foundation of our government. The introductory Read Aloud, A More Perfect Union, provides the historical background leading to the development of the Constitution while the interview with Judge Rendell underscores its uniqueness and application to present day. Students have the opportunity to experience the difficulty in interpreting a law when they must consider possible exceptions to an existing law.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
05/19/2017
Lesson 3: The Bill of Rights
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Lesson 3: The Bill of Rights

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In this lesson, students develop understanding of the Constitution by examining the ...

In this lesson, students develop understanding of the Constitution by examining the Bill of Rights. The narrative provides an historical background for the writing of the first ten amendments, as well as the reasons why each amendment was seen as crucial to the states accepting the Constitution. Follow-up activities allow students to apply the principles in the Bill of Rights to present day situations.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
05/19/2017
Lesson 4: Principles of Justice and the Role of the Judiciary
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Lesson 4: Principles of Justice and the Role of the Judiciary

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In this lesson, students focus on the principles of justice and the ...

In this lesson, students focus on the principles of justice and the role of the judiciary. By following a young girl as she tries to recover her stolen bicycle, the narrative provides a context for understanding the process of resolving a conflict from negotiations to trial. In all the lesson activities, students are gaining practice in examining and discussing issues from different viewpoints before rendering a decision. As an extension activity, student groups can develop and perform their own mock trials based on familiar fairy tales or fables.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
05/19/2017
Lesson 7: Historical Figures and Activists
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Lesson 7: Historical Figures and Activists

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In this lesson, students look at those leaders whose actions had a ...

In this lesson, students look at those leaders whose actions had a significant societal impact, the activists. The introductory real aloud, Ballot Box Battle by Emily McCully, introduces students to Elizabeth Stanton and her role in the suffragettes movement. In the Examine the Issue activity, students are asked to consider a current issue, the four day school week. By seeking input from many stakeholders, students are asked to consider all perspectives in making their decision.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Constitution Center
Date Added:
05/19/2017