Constitution Day Activities

The Constitution Day seasonal pages will provide you with great resources for a number of Constitution Day related topics. Ideas within the Constitution Day pages include: journal activities, lesson plans and internet resources.

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Constitution Day Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution by 39 delegates on September 17, 1787.

 

Constitution Day is celebrated on September 17th every year.

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"In Their Own Words"
In honor of the country’s Sept. 18 observation of Constitution Day, Jones International University® has produced dramatic readings of key messages in U.S. history that influenced both the creation of the Constitution and the subsequent amendments to it. 

Center for Civic Education
In response to legislation passed by the U.S. Congress that requires educational institutions receiving federal funding to present a program pertaining to the U. S. Constitution, the Center for Civic Education, in collaboration with the American Association of School Administrators, offers lessons suggested for use at various grade levels.

Constitution Day
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Constitution Day
A number of resources from About.com

Constitution Day, Inc.
The site of the non-profit organization.

NARA - Educators & Students Observing Constitution Day
The National Archives lesson: Teaching With Documents: Observing Constitution Day.

National Constitution Center
A great interactive site that helps students better understand each part of the Constitution.

U.S. Courts
Resources designed to be used in the classroom and the courtroom to support local Constitution Day activities.