Happy Constitution Day!

Happy Constitution Day!

On September 17, 1787, the United States Constitution was signed by the members of the Constitutional Convention. These delegates from several of the states had been meeting in Philadelphia. Initially they gathered to discuss ways to improve upon the Articles of Confederation, which was this nation’s first official governmental system. However, in the course of […]

Celebrate Constitution Week

Celebrate Constitution Week

On September 17, the United States celebrates an important anniversary. On that date in 1787, 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention added their signature to a document that would become the “supreme law of the land”—the U.S. Constitution. James Wilson, a delegate from Philadelphia, proudly stated that “it is the best form of government which has ever […]

Constitution Week Resources

Constitution Week Resources

There are lots of teaching resources out there that provide ways to teach the meaning and structure of the Constitution. Here are some informative and fun resources that you can consider. Click on each icon to be directed to additional resources.  iCivics Games You can also play some games that are fun, but also teach […]