Americans Fight For Freedom

ON YOUR OWN

Watch this movie about the Bill of Rights.

Play this game about the Bill of Rights.

Bill of Rights Match Game

The Bill of Rights Game

Life Without The Bill of Rights

WITH A PARTNER

Read these different rights. Identify words that are new to you.

Watch this video about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Watch this movie, too:

ON YOUR OWN

If you were going to start a country, which are the six most important rights you would include.  In the comments section write each one and explain why you would include it.

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Universal Bill of Rights Infographic

SPANISH-LANGUAGE PREVIEW

Spanish Video of U.N. Declaration of Human Rights

On Your Own

SAS Constitutional Convention

Watch this move about The U.S. Constitution.

Watch this movie about U.S. symbols.

Learn about the Branches of Government.

Here's another movie about the branches of government.

Learn about Political Parties.

Watch Why Do People Need Governments?

Read What Is The Constitution?

Complete this cloze on the Constitution.

Correct these Constitution sentences.

Explore these Constitution activities.

Constitution Games is from PBS.

Mr. Nussbaum’s Page on the Constitution.

Annenberg Classroom interactives on the Constitution.

Constitution Relay

The Constitution and Bill of Rights from iCivics.

Here’s a lesson from the PBS News Hour.

Take this interactive quiz at The Washington Post.

Separation of Powers -- Three Branches of Government

WITH A PARTNER

Read this overview of the Constitution. If you think that is too easy for you, read this instead.

SPANISH LANGUAGE PREVIEW:

Watch this movie on Political Parties.

On Your Own

Read and categorize this Data Set on George Washington.

Watch this movie about him and take both quizzes.

Here's another movie about George Washington.

Read about George Washington's Birthday.

Meet George Washington

Learn more about George Washington.

Discover The Real George Washington.

With A Partner

Copy and paste this Make and Break in the correct order in the comments section.