In this lesson students will study the Constitution from three perspectives, its structure, content and underlying principles. They will study the separate articles: their purpose, content underlying ideas, as well as analyze the constitutional principles they contain.
Lesson plan PDF includes all handouts:
Handout A: Why Do We Have a National Government?
Handout B: Government Around the World [optional]
Handout C: Preamble Posters The United States Constitution (Appendix B) Answer Key