Rethinking the U.S. Constitutional Convention: A Role Play Teaching Activity. By Bob Peterson. Grades 3 and up.
A role play on the Constitutional Convention which brings to life the social forces active during and immediately following the American Revolution with focus on two key topics: suffrage and slavery. An elementary school adaptation of the Constitution Role Play by Bill Bigelow. Roles available in Spanish.
Print Your Own Booklet of the Constitution of the United States
Video instructions on how to print: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnuEJVUeEd4
Printable copy: http://www.constitutionbooklet.com
Teacher’s guide primary source set on The Constitution Grades 6 and up and adult resource
Bill of Rights Students explore the amendments of the Bill of Rights and learn how important, and unique, our rights are from those in many other countries.
Bill of Rights on Brainpop (You need an account) Do you know your rights? You will after watching Tim and Moby take you through the Bill of Rights in this BrainPOP movie. Discover why the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution and about each of the 10 amendments of the Bill of Rights
Bill of Rights Lesson Plan All grades:
THE INTERACTIVE CONSTITUTION A free app from the National Constitution Center. In the Interactive Constitution, scholars from across the legal and philosophical spectrum interact with each other to explore the meaning of each provision of the Constitution. Upper grades
Rights Matter: The Story of the Bill of Rights Teaching Guide. By Nancy Murray and the Bill of Rights Education Project at the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts.. 2006. 69 pages. A free, downloadable, student-friendly booklet on the Bill of Rights, available in English and Spanish. The project encourages citizens to think critically about difficult social issues and the importance of the Bill of Rights.