This is lesson 10 in the 12-lesson text unit series for Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution. After reading the text, this lesson will focus on the central idea that the U.S. Constitution is a recognized symbol of the United States, and details that support the central idea. Students will recognize that the writing and ratification of the U.S. Constitution was necessary for the United States to be a unified country rather than individual states. After reading Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution, students will identify the central idea of the text and specific details that support it using a graphic organizer. The lesson is introduced using social media as a platform to engage students to interact with the content.
This resource uses a book that is on the Florida Department of Education's reading list. This book is not provided with this resource.