Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day) is an American federal observation that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It us usually observed on September 17, the day of the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787 in Philadelphia. (Wikipedia, 2014).
Below are resources to help you plan for instruction in your classroom.
Teaching Constitution Day
Lessons, quizzes and other resources from the National History Education Clearinghouse.
Constitution game lessons from the National Archives and Records Administration
National Constitution Center
The National Constitution Center was established by Congress to "disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a non-partisan basis in order to increase the awareness and understaidng of the Constitution among the American people."
Constitution Courier newsletter helps teachers connect America's Founding principles to students' lives.
Lesson plans for grades 9-12
This website is presented by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). The learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers use primary source materials of GPO access.