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Social Studies - 5th Grade
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Standard 3
Students will understand the rights and responsibilities guaranteed in the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights.
Objective 2
Assess how the US Constitution has been amended and interpreted over time, and the impact these amendments have had on the rights and responsibilities of citizens of the United States.
 
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  • Bill of Rights
    Students will investigate one of the amendments to the Constitution to find out how it was important for the time, how it protects citizens and how it applies to our current needs.

    Enduring Understanding:
    The U.S. Constitution reflects our national beliefs about people, rights, and government.

    Essential Question:
    How does the Bill of Rights relate to me today?

 
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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    Students can explore the history behind Martin Luther King Day and this charismatic man by following the links below. Students will learn that Civil Rights legislation (developed thanks,in part, to MLK) actually occurred after the beginnings of the development of the black middle class and did not precede it.
  • The Preamble to the Constitution: How Do You Make
    This page contains 5 EDSITEment lessons in which students investigate the purposes of the U.S. Constitution, as identified in the Preamble to the Constitution, and study fundamental values and principles as they are expressed in the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution.
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