SMARTBoard File for Constitution Day by Kathy Prine

          SMARTBoard File for Constitution Day by Colette Taillon

Melissa Ryan, created this Constitution Day Internet Scavenger Hunt in MS Word.
TPSS SchoolTech Facilitator, Amy Ard, created this Constitution Day Lesson Plan with PowerPoint and Inspiration template
TPSS SchoolTech Facilitator, Dina Spears, created this Constitution Day Lesson Plan for K-1; Constitution Day Lesson Plan for 2nd - 5th; Constitution Day Track Star; and Constitution for Kids PowerPoint.
TPSS Instructional Technology Facilitator, Kathy Prine, created this Signers of the Constitution Lesson Plan for Grades 4-6; U.S. Constitution  - September 17th PowerPoint.
Constitution Day PowerPoint for Elementary Grades (ppt) - ESC Region XIII in Texas
Resources for Constitution Day Lessons can be found here.
Constitution Day Resources at EDSITEment
Some Constitution Day Resources supplied by LA Dept. of Ed.


The Preamble to the Constitution on the "Andy Griffin Show." :)

America's Freedom Documents Ben's Guide: Branches of Government
Bill of Rights Rap - (YouTube video)
The Bill of Rights Institute - Resources on Constitution Day BrainPop - U.S. Government & Law
Celebrate Constitution Day Celebrating Constitution Day
Charting the Three Branches of Government Lesson Plan Charters of Freedom - Constitution Day
Class Constitution Congress for Kids: Constitution
The Constitution and Bill of Rights at iCivics The Constitution: Counter Revolution or National Salvation Lesson Plan
The Constitution: Archiving Early America Constitution Costs Lesson
Constitution Day Constitution Day @
Constitution Day 2013 at ConstitutionFacts. com
Constitution Day @ iCivics   Constitution Day, Inc.
Constitution Day Lesson Planning at Education World Constitution Day Lesson Plans
Constitution Day Lesson Plans Constitution Day Resources from Library of Congress
Constitution Facts The Constitution of the United States
The Constitution of the United States Scavenger Hunt Constitution Resources
The Constitution of the United States Scavenger Hunt The Constitutional Convention: Four Founding Fathers You May Never Have Met
The Constitutional Convention: What the Founding Fathers Said Develop Your Own Constitution
The Founding Fathers Interactive Constitution
James Madison: From Father of the Constitution to President   Junior Achievement: Constitution Day Lesson Plans
Lessons for Constitution Day Lesson Plans - Celebrate Constitution Day
National Constitution Center
Online Hyperlinked Constitution Our Documents - Constitution of the United States
The Preamble to the Constitution: How Do You Make a More Perfect Union?
Preamble to the Constitution  Recited  by a 2 year old - YouTube Video Rediscovering George Washington - The Constitution and the Idea of Compromise
A Road Map to the U.S. Constitution Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States
Schoolhouse Rock - Preamble words
Schoolhouse Rock - Preamble - YouTube Video
Schools Ordered to Observe Constitution Day
Shh! We're Writing the Constitution by Jean Fritz The Signers of the Constitution
Teaching the Constitution Teaching with Documents: Observing Constitution Day
Trivia - The U.S. Constitution United States Government ThinkQuest
U.S. Constitution @ Flocabulary The U.S. Constitution at
U.S. Constitution Teaching and Learning Resources U.S. Constitution WebQuest
Why Celebrate Constitution Day? Writing the Constitution Crossword Puzzle

Discovery Education Streaming (formerly known as United Streaming) has several videos dealing with the United States Constitution:
  • The Almost Painless Guide to the U.S. Constitution
  • Our Constitution: The Document that Gave Birth to a Nation
  • Ssssh! We're Writing the Constitution

Gettysburg Flag Works - recommended by Diana Thompson

Thanks to David Cox in Region 6 for the following Constitution Day recommendations.

Celebrate the Birthday of Our Government
On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 brave men who changed the course of history. Now Constitution Day (September 17) is a time to continue their legacy and develop habits of citizenship in a new generation of Americans. The National Constitution Center’s We the People Web site provides resources to help you celebrate Constitution Day featuring more than 200 activities, lessons, books, DVDs and more from over 30 different providers.
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Explore Constitutional History
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. The timeline entries, taken as a whole, tell the evolving story of the U.S. Constitution and the continuing role that it plays in our lives. Visitors can browse through a collection of stories and headlines—annotated by images, audio and video clips and interactive content—to explore some of the people, events and issues that have shaped the Constitution and the history of our nation.
Click Here to Visit Web Site
Design a Constitution Day Poster is a national sponsor of the Second Annual GovDoc Kids Group Constitution Day Poster Contest for students, an international contest promoted exclusively through the Internet. The contest invites K–12 entrants to celebrate Constitution Day by designing a poster showing how they benefited from the freedoms embodied in the U.S. Constitution. The first 100 entrants receive a free pocket constitution book from, with the contest winner receiving additional prizes.
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