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Constitution Day

Activity Description

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Students will learn the significance of the U.S. Constitution and Constitution Day, with a focus on how the census is called for in the Constitution and why it is conducted every 10 years.

Suggested Grade Level

5-6

Approximate Time Required

35 minutes

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Develop skills such as critical thinking, evaluation, listening, and speaking.
  • Determine the central ideas of a primary source.
  • Evaluate details in order to determine key ideas.
  • Use textual evidence to support how census data affects funding for their community.
  • Understand why it is important to get an accurate count in the decennial census.

Materials Required

  • Printed student worksheets

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