The Constitution



Click here to be taken to the National Archives transcript of the Constitution.
Click here to be taken to class worksheets/handouts that can be downloaded.
Click here to be taken to the list of iCivics.org games/quizzes
Click here to be taken to SchoolHouse Rock videos about the Constitution.
Click here to be taken to SlideShare presentations about the Constitution.
Click here to be taken to everything to do with the layered curriculum for this unit

Constitution Unit Review Sheet



Layered Curriculum



Problems with the Articles of Confederation (the image automatically centers. You can click on it with your mouse to drage it around):


Worksheets/handouts





Click on one of the links below to be taken to the iCivcs.org game. Point values needed for the quiz scores are listed next to the game:

Article One:
Represent Me Win more than 60% of the vote to earn 10 points. Win from 50 - 59% of the vote to earn 7 points.
Law Craft Create a law that passes both house with a 2/3 majority to earn 10 points. Create a law that passes to earn 7 points.

Article Two:
Executive Command Gain more than 30,000 points to earn 10 points. Gain between 25,000 and 29,999 points to earn 8 points. Gain between 20,000 and 24,999 points to earn 6 points. If you gain anything less that 24,999 points, you will have to play again.

Article Three:
Court Quest Gain more than 1,800 points to earn 10 points. Gain between 1,500 and 1,799 points to earn 8 points. Gain between 1,200 and 1,499 points to earn 6 points. If you gain anything less than 1,200 points, you will have to play again.
Supreme Decision Gain more than 530 points to earn 10 points. Gain between 480 and 529 points to earn 8 points. Gain between 440 and 479 points to earn 6 points. If you gain anything less than 440 points, you will have to play again.
Bill of Rights:
Do I Have a Right? Gain 3900 or more points to earn 10 points. If you gain between 3000 and 3899 points, you will earn 8 points. If you gain 2000-2999 pionts you will earn 6 points. If you gain anything less than 2000 points, you will need to play again in order to earn an point.

SchoolHouse Rock videos will help with some of the basics of the Constitution:


The Preamble:



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I'm Just a Bill:

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Electoral College:


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Three-Ring Circus:


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Bill of Rights (Not a SchoolHouseRock video, but still worth watching and learning)


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SlideShare Presentations


Articles of Confederation

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Problems with the Articles of Confederation

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The Constitutional Convention

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C Period - First Party System Chart

First Party System
As a PDF

D Period - First Party System Chart
As a PDF