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Lesson Plans - July

Dear Founders

After reading short biographies of the men who signed of the Declaration of Independence, students write letters to some of the signers.

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.