EduHound Weekly: September 8, 2005

EduHound Weekly: September 8, 2005

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: U.S. CONSTITUTION

"Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."
- Benjamin Franklin 1789


Spotlight Site of the Week!  
The National Archives Experience: U.S. Constitution
http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/constitution.html
On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created. The National Archives and Records Administration celebrates this important day in our nation's history by presenting activities, lesson plans, and information.
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Additional Sites:

Teaching With Documents: Observing Constitution Day
NARA encourages teachers and students at all levels to learn more about our Constitution and government.
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/constitution-day/

National Constitution Center
Dedicated to honoring the U.S. Constitution through interactive multimedia exhibits, photographs, film, sculpture, text, and artifacts.
http://www.constitutioncenter.org

U.S. Constitution Web Portal
An extensive and categorized collection of links and resources for teachers and students in grades 4-12.
http://faculty.fullerton.edu/tgreen/constitution/teacher.htm

Interactive Constitution
This Interactive Constitution is based on The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution by Linda R. Monk
http://www.constitutioncenter.org/constitution/

JUDI'S CORNER

This week features a September 11, 2001 anniversary resource:

9/11 as History
http://www.911ashistory.org
Offering tips for teachers and parents on how to calm the fears and put the eventsof September 11, 2001 into historic perspective.Includes lesson plans for all aged children, web-based tools and many other resources.


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Lancaster High School
Lancaster, South Carolina

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