Handouts & Exercises (Supporting remote and independent learning)

Please find student activities that accompany units in the student worktext, or use for Constitution Day study. These handouts may be used for extra credit or to reinforce the concepts of our worktext. Check back as new handouts will be added periodically. Here are the available activities for immediate download:

Designing a New Illinois State Flag - Student Exercise

Should Elected Officials Have Age Limits? Student Exercise

War and Honoring Brave Americans - Student Handout

What Makes a "Good" Citizen? - Student Exercise

"Extra Effort" Example - Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation - More Included with Purchase of Student Worktext and TG

New Illinois Laws 2023 - Classroom Discussion

The Supreme Court in 2022 - Classroom Discussion

Student Award Certificate (edit as needed)

How a State Gets its House Seats

The Supreme Court & the Current Term

2020 Census Results & The Political Impact

Passing Legislation in the 117th Congress - Exercise

Freedom and Government - Classroom Discussion

The Events of January 6th

The U.S. Capitol and The American People

2020 Election in Review - Student Exercise

8 Ways to become Politically Active

Rising Above the Political Divide - Classroom Discussion

Exploring the Impeachment Process - A Student's Guide

Current and Controversial Issues - Classroom Discussion

100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Interesting Facts about the Bill of Rights - discussion and exercise

Illinois Bicentennial Student Discussion and Exercise

20 Questions Students Ask Most on Constitution Day

Student Copy of Illinois Constitution with additional content

State of the Union Address - student handout & exercise

What can we learn from Japanese Civics?

The Scene of the Signing of the U.S. Constitution - Student Activity

Elections Word Search Puzzle

Constitution Vocabulary Word Find Puzzle