The Constitution – The Country’s Rules
Authors: Teri Delich and Melissa Weierbach for the Center for Civic Education
Summary: In this lesson, students develop an awareness of the Constitution by exploring what it is and why it is important. Students examine their classroom rules poster as an introduction to the concept of rules and learn that the Constitution is the law of the United States.
- develop an awareness of the Constitution by exploring what it is and why it is important
Source: Choose The Country’s Rules at
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