ERIC Number: ED344815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Applauding Our Constitution: Hands-on Creative Lessons--K-8.
CRADLE: Center for Research and Development in Law-Related Education, Winston-Salem, NC.
Written by classroom teachers from around the country, this compilation of 28 lesson plans on the U.S. Constitution and related topics is adaptable to many grade levels. Lesson titles include "Exercise Your Constitution: Constitutional Olympics for the Classroom"; "ERA for Children"; "It's in Your Pocket" (minting of coins); "Voting and the U.S. Constitution--Past, Present, and Future"; The Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) and the U.S. Constitution: A Whole Language' Lesson"; "I Pledge Allegiance to the...What?!"; The Constitutional Presidents: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison or The First Four'"; "The Bill of Rights"; "The Road to Liberty-- Literacy"; and "What if Women had Written the Constitution." Each lesson includes an overview, goals, grade level, time needed to complete, materials, procedures, evaluation, and tips for the teacher. Appendices contain a copy of the Constitution, instructional methods, and supplemental lesson materials. (DB)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Elementary Education, Law Related Education, Middle Schools, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
CRADLE, Center for Research and Development in Law Related Education, P.O. Box 7206, Reynolda Station, Winston-Salem, NC 27109 ($12.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: CRADLE: Center for Research and Development in Law-Related Education, Winston-Salem, NC.
Identifiers: United States Constitution
Note: Written by SPICE III classroom teachers.