US Constitution Resources

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US Constitution Day (September 17, 2005)
What is Constitution Day? http://www.ed.gov/legislation/FedRegister/other/2005-2/052405b.html
All America will unite in the simultaneous recitation of the Preamble to the United States
Constitution all over the world on Friday September 16, 2005, with the nation's schools and
the military at home and overseas. http://www.constitutionday.com/
US Constitution: Electronic Resources
1. Interactive Constitution Timeline – http://www.constitutionday.us/link_frameset.asp?url=http://www.constitutioncenter.org/timeline/
2. Interactive Constitution - http://www.constitutionday.us/link_frameset.asp?url=http://www.constitutioncenter.org/constitution/
3. National Constitution Center http://www.constitutionday.us/link_frameset.asp?url=http://www.constitutioncenter.org/education/ForEducators/ISignedtheConstitut
ion/index.shtml
4. US House of Representatives web site - http://www.house.gov/house/Educate.shtml
5. Fascinating facts on the Constitution and an online quiz - http://www.constitutionfacts.com/
6. Constitution resources that are leveled for various grades - http://www.usconstitution.net/
Understanding the Constitution (Grades K – 3) - http://www.usconstitution.net/constkidsK.html
Understanding the Constitution (Grades 4 – 7) - http://www.usconstitution.net/constkids4.html
Understanding the Constitution (Grades 8 – 12) - http://www.usconstitution.net/constkids.html
7. View high resolution scans of the original, signed Constitution; read an essay about the Constitutional convention; learn dozens of
fascinating facts about the Constitution; and learn about each of the signers at this site from the National Archives and Records
Administration.
http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/constitution.html
8. Constitution WebQuest (A link to teacher guidelines for the WebQuest is located in the top left corner of this page)
http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/roosevelt/constitution/
9. Ben’s Guide to the Constitution
(Grades K – 2)
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/government/index.html
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/alphabet/d.html
(Grades 3 – 5)
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/documents/constitution/about.html
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/government/branches.html
(Grades 6 – 8)
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/6-8/documents/constitution/index.html
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/6-8/government/branches.html
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/games/preamble_scramble.html
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/games/wordsearch.html
(Grades 9 – 12)
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/documents/constitution/constitution.html
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/government/branches.html
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/games/wordsearch.html
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/games/crossword.html
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/games/preamble_scramble.html
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