Although Constitution Day is only celebrated on September 17th we should celebrate it all week long. It is the most important document for all Americans and students need to understand why it was written and how important it is in protecting our rights and freedoms. I have put together some great websites for you to check out with free resources, lessons and activities.
Scholastic has some wonderful lesson plans and free printables for the intermediate grades which you can access by clicking on the picture below.
If you are looking for a variety of free printables and worksheets then you should check out Apples4theteacher by clicking on the picture below.
I have revised and updated my "Hooray for Constitution Day" Unit which includes an original Shared Reading Book, 2 Reading Texts and Comprehension Questions for Grades 2 and 3, Picture/Fact Cards Matching Activities,Writing Informative Text and Opinion Piece Anchor Charts and Writing Graphic Organizers and Writing Prompts for both 2nd and 3rd Grade. ELA Common Core Standards are included for Grades 2 and 3. I have added 2 differentiated reading texts about Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence and a Main Idea and Details activity. You can check it out by clicking on the picture below. I have updated the Preview so you will see sample pages of all the reading texts and many other materials and activities included in this packet.
I've added lots of new Pinterest Boards for you to check out and follow.
Here are just a few of my new ones:
What kinds of activities do you do for Constitution Day?