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Amendment Cootie Catchers

This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher tests your knowledge of the first 10 amendments.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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American Flag Pinwheels

Show your patriotic pride with this festive stars-and-stripes-covered pinwheel.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Bill of Rights

Help restore the Bill of Rights in this online game.

Grade: 6, 5, 4, 3, 2
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Bill of Rights Bingo

Get more familiar with the Bill of Rights with this simple bingo game.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline

Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline is an online experience highlighting some of the key dates and events that mark more than 200 years of our constitutional history.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Citizenship and Character: Moderation Finding the Balance

In this lesson, students will consider the value of moderation and personal self-discipline in the context of the Founders.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5
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Constitution Hall Pass: Everything's Gone Green: The Story of Earth Day

In this popular episode, we explore the history of the environmental movement in the United States and the origins of the holiday we know as Earth Day.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5
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Tags: Civics

Constitution Hall Pass: The Judicial Branch (Constitution Day 2010)

Celebrate the writing of the Constitution by going inside the Convention at the National Constitution Center’s Signers’ Hall!

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5
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Constitution Word Puzzle

Learn about basic terms from the Constitution with this word puzzle.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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Design Your Own Flag

As you learn about the symbolism and importance of our America's flag, you can design your own flag.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Earth Day Bingo

Get inspired about going green with this bingo game.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Tags: Civics

Earth Day Cootie Catchers

This clever twist on the classic cootie catcher offers ideas for being an eco-friendly, active citizen.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Election 2012 Student Guide

Follow this guide and see how your voice can be heard.

Main Exhibition Student Guide: The Path to Responsible Citizenship

Explore the Center’s main exhibition and complete activities around the topic of responsible citizenship.

Patriotic Wreaths

Decorate and customize a wreath for Independence Day, Flag Day, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Preamble Scramble

Have fun getting to know the phrases of the Preamble while you unscramble the puzzle.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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Presidential Campaign Team

Your team is about to set off on a historic journey: running a presidential campaign!

Presidential Progress Report

This lesson allows students to research and assess the actions of the president.

Ratifying States Word Puzzle

Learn about the states that ratified the Constitution with this word puzzle.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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Springsteen and Freedom of Expression Crafts

Celebrate freedom of expression by designing your own album cover and making a guitar pin!

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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For: Families
Tags: Civics

Springsteen and Freedom of Expression Student Guide

Explore how Bruce Springsteen uses music to voice his beliefs and express his opinions.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6
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Thank-A-Vet Postcards

Honor veterans for supporting and defending the Constitution and protecting our freedom by thanking them with a special postcard.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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The Constitution Happened Here Lesson Plans

This innovative, interactive resource is designed to uncover the vast wealth of history in our local communities.

The Constitution of the United States: En Espanol

Full text of the U.S. Constitution translated into Spanish.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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The Constitution of the United States: Fast Facts

Ten essential facts about the U.S. Constitution.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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The Constitution of the United States: First Public Printing

The first public printing of the Constitution was printed on September 19, 1787.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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The Constitution of the United States: Original Image

An image of the original handwritten, signed U.S. Constitution.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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The Constitution of the United States: PDF

The Constitution of the United States as a printable PDF file.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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The Constitution of the United States: PDF Translations

Full text of the U.S. Constitution translated into Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, K
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We the Civics Kids

This series of lessons teaches students about the election process and encourages them to be active citizens in their community.

We the Civics Kids Lesson 1: American Flavor: A Cultural Salad of Diversity

Lesson one looks at the contributions made by people from other countries who have come and made their homes here.

Grade: 4, 3, 2, 1
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We the Civics Kids Lesson 2: The Constitution

Lesson two examines the Constitution as the foundation of our government.

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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.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 4: Principles of Justice and the Role of the Judiciary

Lesson four focuses on the principles of justice and the role of the judiciary.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 5: Point of View – School Uniforms

Lesson five provides opportunities for students to examine issues from different points of views.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 6: USA All Stars

Lesson six investigates the concept of leadership.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 7: Historical Figures and Activists

Lesson seven builds on the skills of previous lessons.

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We the Civics Kids Lesson 8: Kid Power

Lesson eight celebrates student engagement.

Grade: 4, 3, 2, 1
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We the School

We the School is an innovative new form of student government created at Constitution High School in Philadelphia.

Grade: 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7
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