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Curipod generated lesson: "Constitution". #1-4

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is the name of the document that outlines the rules for how the United States is governed?
2. Slide
60 seconds
The Constitution is the Supreme law of the United States. It sets out the rights of citizens and the duties of the government. The Constitution was written in 1787 by the Founding Fathers and was ratified in 1788. The Constitution outlines how the government should function and how laws should be made.
What is the Constitution?
3. Slide
60 seconds
Constitution: A set of laws and principles that govern a country or state. Founding Fathers: The group of men who wrote the US Constitution in 1787. Checks and Balances: A system of laws and procedures that keep each branch of government in balance with the other branches.
4. Slide
60 seconds
The US Constitution is the oldest constitution still in use today. It was written in 1787 and ratified in 1788. The US Constitution was written on 4 sheets of parchment and is only 4,400 words long. The US Constitutions contains 27 amendments, but the original document only contained 7 articles.
Did you know?
5. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are the three branches of the U.S. government established by the Constitution?
6. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the main purpose of the U.S. Constitution?
7. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a treehouse with a slide, a zipline, and a trampoline in it.
8. Poll
60 seconds
What is the Constitution?
  • A set of rules that guides how a country is governed
  • A book of laws
  • A type of government
9. Poll
60 seconds
When was the U.S. Constitution written?
  • 1787
  • 1887
  • 1987
10. Poll
60 seconds
What does 'We The People' mean?
  • The power belongs to the citizens
  • Only rich people have rights
  • Politicians make all decisions
11. Poll
60 seconds
Who wrote the Constitution?
  • James Madison and other Founding Fathers
  • George Washington and his cabinet
  • Abraham Lincoln and Congress
12. Poll
20 seconds
What are the 3 sections of the Constitution?
  • Bill of Rights, the Articles of Confederation and the Declaration of Independence
  • Preamble, Amble and Postamble
  • Preamble, Articles and Amendments
13. Poll
60 seconds
What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called?
  • The Bill of Rights
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Golden Rules
14. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw a picture of the what you think the Constitutional Convention looked like.

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