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Text over illustration of sky and clouds - Time4Learning and Fun for everyone: Online education for PreK-12th
Looking for a curriculum that makes learning fun? You'll find it in Time4Learning's PreK-12 grade online homeschool curriculum.
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Teaching American History   (O)
Teaching American History helps teachers bring the documents and debates of America's past into the present through document based seminars, document collections, a web based document library, and other resources.

Interactive Portrait of Delegates to the Constitutional Convention  (M,O)
Howard Chandler Christy's famous portrait of the signers of the Constitution is used to interactively introduce the delegates. Hover over a delegate to see his name and click the image to learn more about him.

Glossary of Terms As Used In the Constitution  (Y,M,O,T)
Words change meaning over time, so this glossary from is helpful to understand the meanings of the terms as they were used in our founding documents.

Constitution Day  (Y,M,O,T)
Website set up to celebrate the ratification of the Constitution and provide education to anyone interested.

National Constitution Center  (T)
Provides information and resources to educators and citizens to celebrate Constitution Day.

Constitutional Convention Vocabulary Quiz  (Y,M,O,T)
From ProProfs quiz maker

Teaching Constitution : Resources to Use in the Classroom  (M,O)
From Excellent resource on the students level.

Quiz - Your Daily Constitutional  (Y,M,O,T)
From This quiz is on the structure and content of the U.S. Constitution.

The Founding Fathers Delegates to the Constitutional Convention  (Y,M,O,T)
Biographical information of all the delegates. Completely fascinating!

Introduction to the Constitutional Convention  (Y,M,O,T)
From Great information to help students understand what took place at the Constitutional Convention.

Teaching the Constitution  (T)
From U S

United States (U.S.) Constitution Day  (Y,M,O,T) provides free educational resources and Internet links to help educators with student programming to celebrate U.S. Constitution Day on September 17th of each year.   (Y,M,O,T)
The Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence - and much more. You'll find interesting insights into the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the United States Constitution in the two centuries since its creation.

Constitution Day Lessons  (Y,M,O,T)
In observance of Constitution Day, K12 presents K12 History lessons to help students learn about this important American document. Online activities and printable worksheets.

Constitution Day Lesson Plans and Activities  (Y,M,O,T)
From The Teacher's

Constitution Day Lesson Plans, Kindergarten, middle, and high school   (Y,M,O,T)
Free Online Resources from the Constitutional Rights Foundation.

Comparing the Articles and the Constitution   (Y,M,O,T)
Compares some of the provisions of the Articles of Confederation with those in the Constitution.

Teaching With Documents: Observing Constitution Day  (T)
Education Lessons from The National Archives

The Constitution of the United States  (Y,M)
From George W Bush-White House Archives White House Kids.

Charters of Freedom  (M,O,T)
Primary sources from the National Archives

Independence National Historical Park  (Y,M,O,T)
Independence Hall is the assembly hall where the Declaration of Independence was signed. The Liberty Bell is located there as well. The website offers links and information for folks not able to visit in person.

Constitution for Kids - K-3  (Y)
Includes information on the basics, history, the Bill of Rights and more! Grades K-3

The Constitution for Kids - Grades 4 - 7  (M)
Includes information on the basics, history, slavery, the Bill of Rights Women and how it all works together. Grades 4-7

The Constitution for Kids: 8th - 12th Grade  (O)
Includes information on the basics, history, slavery, the Bill of Rights Women and how it all works together. Grades 8-12

The Constitution of the United States: The Bill of Rights  (Y)
From White House

We The People - Library of Congress  (Y,M,O,T)
This Primary Source Set includes images, documents, maps, sound files and analysis tools to help teach about the United States Constitution.

The U.S. Constitution Power Grab Game  (O)
To encourage students to comprehend checks and balances, separation of powers, Bill of Rights and amendments and relate them to the study of the three branches of our federal government. Several activities are described. The culminating activity is the "Power Grab Game" given before the final test on the Constitution Unit.

Primary Documents in American History  (Y,M,O,T)
From the Library of Congress: Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, The Bill of Rights, The Federalist Papers, Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, 1774-1789, Guide to American Historical Documents Online, and Charters of Freedom from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

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