We the Civics Kids Lesson 3: The Bill of Rights

Lesson three continues to develop the students’ understanding of the Constitution by examining the Bill of Rights. The narrative provides an historical background for the writing of the first ten amendments, as well as the reasons why each amendment was seen as crucial to the states accepting the Constitution. Follow-up activities allow the students to apply the principles in the Bill of Rights to present day situations.

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Grade: 4, 3, 2, 1
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