Constitution Activities.docx - 1st or 2nd Grade Lesson 1 Activity 1 Constitution Rap a Begin the lesson by asking students to identify the image of the

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1 st or 2 nd Grade Lesson 1. Activity 1: Constitution Rap a. Begin the lesson by asking students to identify the image of the U.S. Constitution. Have students brainstorm all they know about the Constitution. Tell students that the Constitution contains the rules Americans follow. Share the following story about the Constitution and its creation. i. Today there are fifty states in the United States. When the Constitution was created, there were only thirteen states. Twelve states were represented at the Philadelphia Convention: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Rhode Island did not send a representative to the convention. We will learn some facts to help us understand the Constitution and its history. b. Build a flag poster. Display the white poster board with the flag outline marked off with pencil. Distribute the thirteen fun fact stars. These can have the fun facts
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  • Fall '09
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  • U.S. state, flag poster, teacher-made flag poster, Constitution Fun Flag

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