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Create a New Amendment

After studying the amendments to the Constitution, students propose a new amendment.

First Amendment Poster

Students create posters about the First Amendment freedoms of speech and the press.

Explaining the Bill of Rights

Students work in groups to rewrite the Bill of Rights in their own words.

Interview With the Signers of the Constitution

Students demonstrate critical thinking skills in developing interview questions. Students work together in cooperative groups.

Drafting the Declaration of Independence

Students work in small groups to compare and contrast Thomas Jefferson’s rough draft of the Declaration of Independence with the final version