A series of excellent lessons on the Constitution from Andrew Pass's Civics Curriculum. Each lesson contains clear objectives, the length of the lesson, a list of the materials that are needed, procedures, and a list of references for the lesson. The lessons cover a variety of topics including the Framers, Causes of the Constitution, different Articles in the Constitution, and how the Constitution is interpreted today. These are well-organized, challenging, and engaging lessons that are ready to use in a secondary classroom to teach students valuable information about the Constitution.
Recommended links to sites that have strong lesson plans for teaching about the Constitution at the secondary level. Each site has a number of detailed lesson plans complete with objectives, materials, and procedures. Many of the lessons focus on the historical background and content of the Constitution while others provide opportunities for students to learn about how the Constitution has been interpreted throughout history into the present.
This is a collection of lessons from the National Repository for Online Courses Social Studies that can be used to teach about the Constitution at the secondary level. Every lesson has detailed objectives, procedures, and materials. You must have access to Macromedia Flash Player in order to access the lesson content.
A series of weblinks for online activities about the Constitution for middle and high school students. The sites can be used directly by students to do webquests, homework, or project research. The sites are engaging, informative, and age appropriate. The various sites include quizzes, tours of the Constitution, an interactive Constitution, and much more.