What Ideas Are in the Constitution's Preamble?

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This lesson explores some of the ideas in the Preamble to the Constitution. Students read the Preamble and develop definitions for the six key phrases in the document. An audio version of this lesson is available at constitutionday.civiced.org. Visit the Center for Civic Education at www.civiced.org for many more free resources for teachers of grades K-12, including additional Constitution Day lesson plans.

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October 2018
Good resource to introduce the Constitution to students.
June 2013
Excellent lesson for teaching about he Preamble to the Constitution. Includes purpose, key terms, visuals, ideas for discussion, problems, lesson review, objectives, procedures and supplemental activities.