Understanding the Constitution

Engage your students while learning the Constitution including the Three Branches of Government and the amendments with vocabulary word walls, readings, graphic organizer, multiple processing activities, and a card sort game.

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Engage your students while learning the Constitution including the Three Branches of Government and the amendments with vocabulary word walls, readings, graphic organizer, multiple processing activities, and a card sort game. Your students will be engaged as they participate in a 4-Corner activity, create hands-on models of the Preamble, and visit different stations to learn about the Constitution and the branches of government.
 
This resource is designed to help you teach the Constitution. There are several lessons included. You will receive a lesson on the Preamble to the Constitution, a station activity for the branches of government, and a card sort to review before a test. This resource is also available in Google Slides™.
 
In this activity you will receive:
 
16 Word Wall terms for the Constitution and a Vocabulary Pyramid Activity,
A Four Corner Activity with placards to introduce the Preamble to the Constitution,
2 Pages of Reading on the Preamble,
-A graphic organizer to take notes on the Preamble,
-A Pipe Cleaner Preamble activity to create a model of the Preamble,
-2 Pages of Reading to introduce the 3 Branches of Government and a graphic organizer to take notes,
Readings and Extension Activities to create stations on the Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, Judicial Branch, and Amendments to the Constitution,
A graphic organizer on the 3 Branches of Government,
-A card sort activity to review the 3 Branches of Government and Checks and Balances,
Google Slides™ and
Keys.
 
Please download the preview for detailed directions and samples.
 
 
 
 
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5th Grade Social Studies TEKS
(14) Government. The student understands important ideas in the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. The student is expected to:
(B) explain the purposes of the U.S. Constitution as identified in the Preamble;
 
(15) Government. The student understands the framework of government created by the U.S. Constitution of 1787. The student is expected to:
(A) identify and explain the basic functions of the three branches of government;
(B) identify the reasons for and describe the system of checks and balances outlined in the U.S. Constitution;
 
(23) Social studies skills. The student applies critical-thinking skills to organize and use information acquired from a variety of valid sources, including technology. The student is expected to:
(A) differentiate between, locate, and use valid primary and secondary sources such as technology; interviews; biographies; oral, print, and visual material; documents; and artifacts to acquire information about the United States;
(B) analyze information by applying absolute and relative chronology through sequencing, categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, finding the main idea, summarizing, making generalizations and predictions, and drawing inferences and conclusions;
(C) organize and interpret information in outlines, reports, databases, and visuals, including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps;
 
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