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25 Great Lesson Plans for Constitution Day

Any of the following 25 lesson plans would provide an excellent entry point into a classroom discussion about the significance of the U.S. Constitution and the rights that it protects.  learn more

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Anniberg Classroom: Lesson Plans Archives

Most of these lessons are based on Annenberg Classroom videos. Teachers may contact info@annenbergclassroom.org to get the Teacher’s Key for the lesson plans. Teachers will also find lessons for teaching critical thinking skills.  learn more

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Best Free Constitution Day Lessons and Activities

These free Constitution Day lessons and activities will inspire students to understand, question, and debate the most important issues of our day. By Diana RestifoSeptember 13, 2022  learn more

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Bill of Rights Constitution Day

Teachers who sign up will receive our Constitution Day resources directly to their inbox as they are released and be able to submit questions for our live show!  learn more

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Bill of Rights Institute Lessons

Primary-source-based, ready-to-use lesson plans for history, government, and civics classrooms  learn more

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C-SPAN Classroom: Constitution Day and Constitutional Change

National Constitution Center President & CEO Jeffrey Rosen discussed the significance of Constitution Day, constitutional issues in the news, and the importance of civics education.  learn more

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Celebrating Constitution Day

September 17 is designated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. Learn more about the U.S. Constitution through our public programs, family activities, and online resources.  learn more

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Civic for Education: Constitution Day Lesson Plans

September 17 is recognized in the United States as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. The purpose of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is to commemorate the creation and signing of the supreme law of the land and to honor and celebrate the privileges and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship for both native-born and naturalized citizens. Federal…  learn more

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Commemorating Constitution Day: Teacher's Guide

September 17th is Constitution Day, commemorating the day in 1787 when, at the end of a long hot summer of discussion, debate, and deliberation, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed America’s most important document.  Check out the lesson plans below.  learn more

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Constitution Day

September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (Constitution Day). This day commemorates the September 17, 1787 signing of the United States Constitution.  learn more

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Constitution Day – September 17, 2022

Celebrated on September 17, Constitution Day, also known as Constitution and Citizenship Day, honors the document that guarantees Americans their essential rights. Since its ratification in 1787, the Constitution of the United States has served as the basis for all U.S. laws.  learn more

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Constitution Day Activities and Lesson Plans

The American Federation of Teachers’ Share My Lesson is a free, award-winning community-based site that brings together educators, parents and caregivers, paraprofessionals and school-related personnel, specialized instructional support personnel, union and nonunion members, educational partners, and higher education professionals who have the common goal of finding and sharing the best educational resources available. Share My…  learn more

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Constitution Day Fun Facts

On February 29, 1952, Congress designated September 17 as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. This day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, and recognizes all American citizens. Did you know that the census is written into the Constitution? That’s right! Article I, Section 2, of the U.S. Constitution prescribes that…  learn more

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Constitution Day September 17th

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who are born in the U.S. or by naturalization, have become citizens.  learn more

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Constitution Day Teacher Resources

On September 17, 1787, the final draft of the Constitution was signed by 39 delegates. The document was then sent to the states for ratification and went into effect on June 21, 1788, when New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify the Constitution. In celebration of Constitution Day, the Library of Congress has compiled…  learn more

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Constitution Day Toolkit

Celebrating Constitution Day is fun and easy with our free toolkit, which contains a wide range of resources for families and students of all ages. Put together a Constitution Day activity at your school, library or home to celebrate the signing of the Constitution on September 17. CivicsRenewalNetwork.org  learn more

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Education World: Constitution Day Lessons and Resources

Education World has gathered resources that will help you find the perfect way -- whether you teach kindergarten or high school. These lesson ideas and resources provide the tools you will need to recognize Constitution Day this year and in years to come.  learn more

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iCivic: The Constitution

The Constitution Students will learn how our Constitution was created and what some of its key characteristics are. They will also explore key amendments to the Constitution and their application in protecting citizens' rights. Planning to celebrate Constitution Day with your students? Find our most popular resources in this collection.  learn more

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iCivics Constitution Day Activities

Why is Constitution Day important to teach? Constitution Day, September 17, 2022, is an opportunity to engage students in the U.S. Constitution’s continued relevance. Use this day and the weeks leading up to teach students about the Constitution’s history, the rights students have, how those rights are protected, and how understanding their rights can help them…  learn more

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In the News: The Heat Was On

Nervous delegates, arguments, and a heat wave. These were just a few of the things the Founders dealt with as they wrote the United States Constitution.  learn more

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Observing Constitution Day

On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created. The National Archives and Records Administration celebrates this important day in our nation's history by presenting the following activities. We encourage educators and students at all levels to learn more about our Constitution…  learn more

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US Constitution Day Activities

ConstitutionFacts.com is pleased to provide a series of free educational resources and Internet links to help educators comply with the new federal regulation requiring the development of student programming to celebrate U.S. Constitution Day on September 17th of each year. Celebrate Constitution Day with crossword puzzles, treasure hunts and words finds – and much more! Click on…  learn more