Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson students will study the Constitution from three perspectives, its structure, content and underlying principles. They will study the separate articles: their purpose, content underlying ideas, as well as analyze the constitutional principles they contain.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

American Revolution, The Founding, Consent of the Governed, Federalism, Limited Government, Representative Government, Republican Government, Rule of Law, Separation of Powers, Founders, Constitution, Separation of Powers, Habeas corpus, Wartime Powers, Executive Power

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.1.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Distinguish the responsibilities and powers of government officials at various levels and branches of government and in different times and places.

D2.Civ.3.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Examine the origins and purposes of rules, laws, and key U.S. constitutional provisions.

D2.Civ.5.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain the origins, functions, and structure of different systems of government, including those created by the U.S. and state constitutions.
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