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Constitution Day Resources for the classroom from History.com and Teachinghistory.org
Special Constitution Day presentation by David McCullough from the Constitutional Sources Project
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Constitution Day Resources for the classroom

Each September, schools nationwide observe Constitution Day. This year, September 17th, the official Constitution Day, falls on a Saturday, so it will be observed on Friday, September 16th. Constitution Day gives students the opportunity to explore the foundations of American democracy and learn about the structure of American government in new and exciting ways.

Read more about the U.S. Constitution and watch short videos about the Constitution and related topics.

Teachinghistory.org has excellent Constitution Day resources including lesson plans, quizzes, and links to related resources. In addition to materials about the history of the Constitution, teachers will also find strategies for teaching with primary source documents, and much more. Visit their Constitution Day Spotlight page to check out these valuable teaching tools.