Independence Day


Constitution Day Resources

Alan Haskvitz

http://www.reacheverychild.com

The law mandates that all publicly funded educational institutions provide educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on Constitution Day, September 17th

Here are resources to make that possible.

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/constitution-resources.html

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Independence Day Lessons

By National Motivational Speaker Alan Haskvitz

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Haskvitz

Patriot lesssons and links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/patriotic.html

Revolutionary War and related links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/history/american/revolutionary.html

Links to Founding Fathers

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/patriotism.html

President Lessons and Links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/president.html

Myth and Truth about Independence Day

http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=153

http://www.learnnc.org/lessons/readwritethink552005706

An elementary lesson

More on America than Independence Day, but has some good team ideas.

http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/indepday/

Nice collection of ideas, but lots of ads

http://www.lessonplanspage.com/4thOfJuly.htm

Liberty Bell lessons

http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/36liberty/36liberty.htm

Declaration of Independence and the student

An integrated lesson that would appeal to capble students

http://www.teachervision.fen.com/american-revolution/lesson-plan/1717.html

Clip Art

http://www.phillipmartin.info/clipart/julyfour.htm

Primary Crafts and coloring pages

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/july4/

Independence Day

Drafting of the Declaration of Independence and  primary documents from the Constitutional Convention, and why July 4 has been celebrated since 1776

http://free.ed.gov/subjects.cfm?subject_id=257

National Mall and Memorial Parks

The Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, Ford’s Theatre, the  Franklin Roosevelt Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and other links from the National Park Service.

http://free.ed.gov/resource.cfm?resource_id=1900

Large link site

http://www.holidays.net/independence/

Primary document links and more

http://wilstar.com/holidays/july4.htm

 

United States Government Site

Your taxes in action.

http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Independence_Day.shtml

 

Historical Dcouments

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/jul04.html

Nice listing of historic documents

For very advanced students.

http://www.law.ou.edu/hist/

Fireworks safety links

http://www.dial-a-teacher.com/july_fourth/page4.html