Constitution Day Resources

Print and Digital

Discovery Education Resources

Constitution Day is September 16th. The resources in this section are all available on Discovery Education. If you need a login for DE, please let Mr. Burch know.

Various Web Resources


How Does Government Affect Me? (PBS; Grades 3-8)

A virtual tour of a town's buildings, roads, and parks teaches kids how federal, state, and local government decisions directly impact their community. This activity also provides a basic understanding of the branches of the federal government and balance of power. Examine the different ways local government impacts our daily lives through local entities like police, parks, transportation, business, industry, libraries and housing.



Preamble Scramble (National Constitution Center; Grades K-12)

Have fun getting to know the phrases of the Preamble while you unscramble the puzzle.



Which Founder Are You? (National Constitution Center; Grades K-12)

The U.S. Constitution was written in 1787 by a group of 55 men with one purpose and many different personalities. Discover which Founding Father you're most like!

Books in the TES Library

Constitution Day
[ Book ] 320 GRI Griffin, Maeve.
Published 2009


The Congress : a look at the legislative branch
[ Book ] 328.73 NEL Nelson, Robin, 1971-
Published 2012


The U.S. Constitution
[ Book ] 342.73 BUR Burgan, Michael.
Published 2012


What are the Articles of Confederation? : and other questions about the birth of the United States
[ Book ] 342.73 WAX Waxman, Laura Hamilton.
Published 2012


Documents of freedom : a look at the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the U.S. Constitution
[ Book ] 973.3 SWA Swain, Gwenyth, 1961-
Published 2012


John Adams
[ Book ] BIO ADA Gould, Jane H.
Published 2013


Benjamin Franklin
[ Book ] BIO FRA Gould, Jane H.
Published 2013


Alexander Hamilton
[ Book ] BIO HAM Gould, Jane H.
Published 2013


Thomas Jefferson
[ Book ] BIO JEF Pelleschi, Andrea, 1962-
Published 2013


Who was Thomas Jefferson?
[ Book ] BIO JEF Fradin, Dennis B.
Published 2003


James Madison
[ Book ] BIO MAD Dooling, Sandra.
Published 2013


George : George Washington, our founding father
[ Book ] BIO WAS Keating, Francis Anthony, 1944-
Published 2012


George Washington
[ Book ] BIO WAS Pelleschi, Andrea, 1962-
Published 2013


John, Paul, George & Ben
[ Book ] E SMI Smith, Lane.
Published 2006


The counterfeit constitution mystery
[ Book ] FIC MAR Marsh, Carole.
Published 2013

The Constitution and Constitution Day A Beginner s Guide
We the People: Honoring Constitution Day