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Lesson Plan: Constitution Day — Civic empowerment and active citizenship

Grade Level Grades 6-12
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Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. In this lesson, students will hear from constitutional scholars and see an excerpt of the Broadway play “What the Constitution Means to Me.” Students will assess the importance of the U.S. Constitution and the necessity of learning about the document and our constitutional system. Students will also have the opportunity to propose their own amendments to the Constitution.

Estimated time: One 50-minute class

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Constitution Day — Civic empowerment and active citizenship.pdf

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September 20, 2021
1.4 MB
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Broadway play reexamines the U.S. Constitution
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