The Constitution of the United States
is the cornerstone of our American government. In 4,543 words this document
describes the structure of the government and the rights of the American
people. No law may be passed that contradicts its principles and no person,
or the government, is exempt from following it. This is why it is commonly
called the "supreme law of the land".
Step 1 -- Understanding the
Your class will review and
discuss the Constitution.
You will then research your specific assignment and complete a
research graphic organizer.
Simplified United States Constitution and Bill of Rights
Annenberg Guide to the Constitution
National Constitution Center Interactive Constitution
Step 2 -- Create your work space
Open your grade 8 Social Studies
folder and create a Constitution folder
Right Click on this link Images
and save to your newly created Constitution folder
Step 3 -- Collect Your Images
Collect 5 to 10 images
Remember to record web address and title in your Images Source Worksheet
This is a copyright friendly
Save thumbnail to your Images Cited Worksheet
Save full size image to your Constitution folder.
This is NOT a copyright
friendly site so there is more work to cite the picture
Navigate to the full size image
Save the full size image to your Constitution folder
Complete all elements of the Images Cited worksheet including the
actual web site title and address, NOT google images
Step 4 -- Create Your Photo Story
Watch Mrs. Callahan's
Don't forget to make a title slide!
Right click on this power point slide
> Save it to your Constitution folder
Open your copy, edit it, save at as a Power Point Slide, AND save it as
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Step 5 -- Complete