USConstitution.jpgConstitution Day Resources



Constitution Day is observed and celebrated each year on September 17 to mark the date the Constitution of the United States was signed in 1787.

Government and Law Resources


The US Constitution Online - available in different text views and with Spanish-text view

Interactive Constitution - keyword searches, topic search, search engine for Supreme Court cases

Yale Law School Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy

National Archives and Records Administration - Charters of Freedom

Library of Congress - Constitutional Archives

US House of Representatives - Educational Resources

Madison's Notes on the Constitutional Debates - part of the Yale Law School Avalon Project

Images viewable from Constitutional history

The Federalists Papers - part of the Yale Law School Avalon Project

Specific Lesson Interactives


The Bill of Rights Institute - Interactive modules and scroll down to lesson templates for students

Sunnylands Classroom Constitution Day Interactives

National Archives and Records Administration - Observing Constitution Day resources

Oak Hill Publishing Constitution Day Resources

5th Grade Webquest on Writing a Constitution - use the links at the top of the page to navigate through this webquest

Supreme Court Constitutional Jeopardy

ESL Constitution Quiz

The Making of America - online games and quizzes

Teach the 1st Amendment Quiz

Ben Franklin's Guide to the Constitution K-2
Ben Franklin's Guide to the Constitution 3-5
The Constitution Grades K-3

Other Resources:

A to Z Teacher Resources - Links to all holiday and theme days with links to online resources.