6-8 Core Curriculum - Civics:
Make civics and the United States Constitution come alive for your 8th grade students! Come along with Intellego Unit Studies on a trip back in time to explore the creation of the United States Constitution and government. Through videos, art, hands-on activities, readings, worksheets, charts, interactive websites, games, and full-color high resolution graphics, your children will learn about Constitutional Law and its relevancy in their own lives. No more boring textbooks or dull civics lessons!
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- Historical influences on the United States Constitution
- Origins of Democracy
- Articles of Confederation
- Shay's Rebellion
- Delegates to the Constitutional Convention
- The Constitutional Convention
- Debates and the Federalist Papers
- The Preamble
- Articles and Amendments
- The Bill of Rights
- The legislative branch
- The executive branch
- The judicial branch
- Public policy formation
- The legacy of the United States Constitution
- and much more!
All 84 activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with active and updated web links. Click on the links and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more. At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That's why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, music, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!