CELEBRATE THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
September 16, 2014
The right to vote...
XV. (1870) shall not be denied...on account of race
XIX. (1920) shall not be denied...on account of sex
XXIV. (1964) shall not be denied...by reason of failure to pay poll tax or other tax
XXVI. (1971) citizens who are eighteen years of age or older...shall not be denied
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Celebrate Freedom Week - November 10 – 14, 2014
Constitution Day and Freedom Week Resources:
iCivics Constitution Day Lesson Plan
Lawyers in the Classroom: Schedule a lawyer to present a lesson on the U.S. Constitution or assist with a Freedom Week Activity.
U.S. Pocket Constitutions: Request copies of the U.S. Constitution for your classroom or school.
Foundations of Democracy Lesson Plans: Lesson plans on the topics of Responsibility and Justice geared for PK-5th grade students. These civics education lesson plans incorporate writing skills.
NEW! Spot’s Citizenship Relay Game: Follow Spot the Dog through the questions that must be answered to obtain U.S. Citizenship. The questions start out easy, but become more difficult as you progress.
Annenberg Classroom: Site contains Constitution Day resources and information on the judicial system. Videos and games enrich the learning process.
- Role of the Courts
Constitutional Rights Foundation: Great resource for Constitution Day lesson plans.
Oklahoma State Department of Education: References the U.S. and Oklahoma Bills that began each commemorative event, helpful resource materials, and links.
Constitution Facts.com: Fun facts and quizzes regarding the U.S. Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Founding Fathers and Supreme Court.
H.i.p. Pocket Change: Features Constitution Quiz and Branches of Power Game.
Interactive Constitution: Quick and easy search for U.S. Constitution topics and historical Supreme Court Decisions.
Celebrate the Constitution: Scholastic resource with interviews, activities, and lesson plans.
The Atlantic - Citizenship Quiz