Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787. We have collected useful resources, lessons and videos to help teach students about this important day.
Celebrate Constitution Day (K-12) -
Find activities, lesson plans and resources to help celebrate Constitution Day and Constitution Week.
Constitution Day Resources (K-12) -
Access reviewed resources from TeachersFirst to help teachers and students learn about the Constitution and plan projects and classroom activities so students can experience the Constitution as a "living document."
EDSITEment (K-12) - Link to lesson plans, education games and resources, teacher materials and important history about the Constitution.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Explore an interactive about the Constitution, learn about America’s founding fathers, James Madison papers, and a great collection of educational resources.
National Archives Experience
Bring the Constitution to Life -
Find a variety of activities to teach about the constitution and a great collection of documents covering everything from federalism and slavery to the Bill of Rights.
National Constitution Center - Find innovative resources for educators and students and explore the Constitution through exciting online games and interactive activities.
PBS: Constitution Day (Grades 9-12) - Examine two competing schools of constitutional interpretation which explains the philosophical basis of the Constitution. Discussion questions follow the reading.
Thinkfinity Constitution Day (K-12) -
Deepen your students' understanding of civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy through Thinkfinity's Constitution Day resources.
America Gets a Constitution
Annenberg Classroom - Find history-rich videos about the constitution, the Supreme Court, short documentaries about the Bill of Rights, Amendments and more.
The Founding Fathers Unite -
Explore who wrote which parts of the anonymous Federalist Papers and see how Madison and Jefferson disagree.
Separate But Not Equal - Learn how the Supreme Court unanimously struck down segregation in public schools, sparking the Civil Rights movement.