A Teacher Must Do: Constitution Day Quotes & Lesson Ideas

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It is true.
Carved in stone, written in law.
On Tuesday, September 17th
every educator is required
to address our most important document.

The US Constitution.
[Applause]

Yes, the classroom rules of the United States of America.

In need of lesson idears?
Below you will find a pdf of Constitution Day Quotes,
Common Core Standards addressed,
and some implementation ideas.

-Q

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Constitution Day quotes.

Constitution Day quotes.

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Suggestions
1.  Download the pdf of the quotes here and the aligned Common Core Standards here.
2.  Make copies and save the day for all the unprepared teachers.
3.  Put that poster maker to work and make a bulletin board.
4.  Research the links below and use the quotes to conduct a Socratic Seminar.
The quotes should lead your class discussion from colonial rebellion to independence to fear of new tyrannical rule to defining democracy.
5.  Encourage EVERYONE to read the Constitution.
Obvious, but rarely done.

Links
http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/the-constitution
http://www.constitutionday.com/

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