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Teaching Constitution DayLessons and resources from teachinghistory.org
Observing Constitution Day Teaching with Documents: Constitution game lesson from the National Archives and Records Administration
National Constitution Center Resources for teachers and students including interactive content and site visit information from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia
Bill of Rights Institute Resources for for Constitution Day including a Constitution Duel
Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s) Lesson plans from the National Archives
Bill of Rights Source Analysis A Source Analysis Module from the MCPS Teaching American History grant, still in development, including video of scholar analysis, a lesson plan, and much more to come.
Washington in the Classroom PBS - Rediscovering George Washington: Lesson Plans for Grades 9-12
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government Resources broken down by grade level and links to government resources and lesson plans from the U.S. Government Printing Office
Celebrate Constitution Day
Scholastic Teacher Resources for Constitution Day.
Founding DocumentsLinks to primary sources and teaching materials relating to the founding documents collected by the MCPS Teaching American History grant
Documents from the Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention Timelines, resources, and essays from the Library of Congress on the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention
Charters of Freedom From National Archives and Records Administration; images, a transcript of the actual document, history behind it, and it's impact
National Constitution Center The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia links to documents, education materials, and lesson plans.
Annenburg Classroom Streaming videos and lesson plans on teaching the Constitution