Thinking Through Timelines: Creating the Constitution

Grade
K-6
Lesson Duration

Florida Joint Center for Citizenship

Why do we celebrate Constitution Day?

 

 

Activity Documents and Handouts -

  • Creating the Constitution PowerPoint Presentation
  • Copies of Primary Sources: the Dunlap Broadside of the Declaration of Independence, Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown, the Articles of Confederation, and exterior view of Independence Hall
  • Creating the Constitution Graphic Organizer

Students:

  • analyze information about what they read or observe in primary and secondary sources.
  • understand the relationship between the government and a written constitution.
  • describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

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Source

https://floridacitizen.org/files/2/creating-the-constitution

Students Investigating Primary Sources (SIPS) is a K-12 collection of brief introductory mini-lessons centered on particular topics and primary sources.