Teaching the Constitution
Use this guide to find videos and games that connect to the articles and amendments in the Constitution. Also available as a PDF to download and print.
Most of these lessons are based on Annenberg Classroom videos. Teachers may contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get the Teacher’s Key for the lesson plans. Teachers will also find lessons for teaching critical thinking skills.
- Monty Python and the Quest for the Perfect Fallacy
- A Conversation on the Fourteenth Amendment
- Justice for All in the Courtroom
- Is the Supreme Court Different?
- Oil Exaggerations
- Judicial Independence: Essential, Limited, Controversial
- Student Voices Campaign Curriculum – English
- How Do Judges Decide Cases?
Information about three types of recommended websites are provided here. Sister websites are those connected to Annenberg Classroom. Best Civics Websites are organizations that have excellent content for civics education. Most of the resources are free.
- Center for Civic Education
- National Constitution Center
- ABOTA Foundation
- Indiana University Center on Representative Government
- National Endowment for the Humanities
- Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
- Civics Renewal Network
- National History Day