Constitution & The Bill of Rights Unit

This is the whole unit for Constitution & The Bill of Rights. It has been broken into five parts.

Part 1 - Articles of Confederation
Part 2 - Constitutional Convention
Part 3 - Principles of Government
Part 4 - Federalist vs. Anti-Federalist
Part 5 - Bill of Rights & The Amendment Process

Within these parts there is a variety of activities that help engage the students into the world of the constitution. Included in this unit:

  • Vocabulary
  • Essential Questions
  • Articles of Confederation Strengths vs. Weaknesses
  • Shays Rebellion
  • Socratic Seminar
  • Readings with Graphic Organizer (Audio Included) for a variety of parts of unit
  • Reflective Essays
  • Principles of Government Tic Tac Toe Project
  • Whole Class Activities
  • T Pair Defend Activity
  • Bill of Rights Hand Symbols
  • Bill of Rights Scenario Gallery Walk
  • Bill of Rights Bingo
  • Video Clips
  • Exit Ticket/Quiz

All the work is done and wrapped up with a bow on top. All you need to do is download. Make a copy for yourself and make a copy for students (removing the answer keys). There are two videos that have not been included for copyright reasons. You can find the videos online or you can purchase them.

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Created: Dec 28, 2018

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