Hey kids –

The CONSTITUTION is an important historical document! Even though it is over 200 years old, it still is very important to our country today! There are many different projects and resources on this page to help you learn as much as you can about the Constitution, how it was created and how our governement works today.

DIRECTIONS – Use all of the information below as a guide. Be sure to read carefully and answer questions completely on everything that you do!
Diagram: Branches of Government - from www.bensguide.gpo.gov
Diagram: Branches of Government - from www.bensguide.gpo.gov


Ben’s Guide - http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/index.html

Executive Branch - http://www.whitehouse.gov/

Legislative Branch –
- Senate - http://www.senate.gov/
- House of Representatives - http://www.house.gov/

U.S. Supreme Court - http://www.supremecourt.gov/

Congress for Kids - http://www.congressforkids.net/

Kids.gov – a good general resource! - http://www.kids.gov/k_5/k_5_government.shtml

Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election,_2012

Resources on the U.S. Constitution...
National Constitution Center - http://www.constitutioncenter.org/

Constitution Facts - http://www.constitutionfacts.com/

National Archives - Docs Teach - http://docsteach.org/home/constitution

Constitution Glog Project

Shh! We're Writing the Constitution!

- Follow the link to our other page about this great book by Jean Fritz!
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Schoolhouse Rock Videos!

The Preamble -
How a Bill Becomes a Law -

Our Government Today

Below is a copy of the page you need to complete... you can also click on the file to open up a copy!