We the Civics Kids Lesson 2: The Constitution

Lesson two examines the Constitution as the foundation of our government. The introductory Read Aloud, A More Perfect Union, provides the historical background leading to the development of the Constitution while the interview with Judge Rendell underscores its uniqueness and application to present day. Students have the opportunity to experience the difficulty in interpreting a law when they must consider possible exceptions to an existing law.

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Grade: 4, 3, 2, 1
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