These sites are about the Bill of Rights, which are the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. View the actual document and read each amendment. Includes ideas for classroom activities about the amendments and what they mean to Americans. A link to an eThemes Resource on the U.S. Constitution is included.
This lesson prepares students to be able to play the game, "Do I Have a Right?" on the iCivics website. Students learn about the rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and other important constitutional amendments.
In this exercise, students will explore the protections and limitations on authority contained in the Bill of Rights. Students will consider how the Bill of Rights could be updated for the 21st century.
This site has some background information on the Bill of Rights. Click on the links to see the preamble, the Bill of Rights, and amendments 11-27 that have been added to the Constitution. This site has a photograph of the actual document.
These sites cover the history of the Constitution of the United States. Includes information about the Constitution's signers and the Articles of Confederation, what some consider the original constitution. Classroom activity ideas are included.