Constitution Day Activities and Resources
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Exploring American History with Students
Get ready for September 17, Constitution Day, with these preK-12 Constitution Day activities, lesson plans and resources. The Share My Lesson team has selected a variety of free lesson plans, educational resources and classroom materials to support you while celebrating Constitution Day with your students.
Each year we recognize the September 17th as the anniversary of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in 1787. Created in 1956, its is to promote civics education and the study of the U.S. Constitution. Check out the blog post, The Rule of Law and Why It Matters from Facing History and Oursleves and Teaching What Unites Us: The Values of Democracy from Global Oneness Project for more ideas.
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Sign the Democracy Declaration
Join educators in pre-K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and representatives of schools across the United States in signing the Democracy Declaration! Each individual freedom depends on the freedom to vote.