ERIC Number: ED352275
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
About Our Constitution: 1787-1987.
National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.; National Education Association, Washington, DC.
Designed to assist elementary school teachers, these materials present a series of lessons about the United States Constitution. Ten lesson plans and appropriate work sheets are included for grades K-3. The topics covered include the age of the Constitution, a constitutional convention, elected representatives, majority rule, voting, law making, and the U.S. Constitution today. Six activity worksheets and additional suggestions for using the 10 lessons are provided. Seven lesson plans and appropriate work sheets are included for grades 4-6. The grades 4-6 lessons cover the topics of constitutional law; a government plan; the Constitution in daily lives; Article IV, Amendment X, and Amendment XIV; the people, places and things of the constitutional era; and constitutional ratification. The set of lessons also includes a bingo game, six activity sheets, and additional suggestions for using the lessons. Background information for teachers on the creation of the Constitution also is included. (DB)
Descriptors: Constitutional History, Constitutional Law, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, United States History
NEA Professional Library, 237 Saw Mill Road, West Haven, CT 06516 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.; National Education Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution