Being an American: Defending and Appreciating Freedom – The Founding Documents and Citizenship
January 30, 2014
Looking for teacher-written resources to help engage your students with the Constitution, Declaration of Independence and the purposes of a national government? Join the Bill of Rights Institute for a free one-day workshop which will provide you with easy-to-use resources to bring the Founding documents alive.
This workshop is for U.S. History, Government, Civics and other Social Studies teachers grades 5-12, and will help meet numerous Arizona state standards.
Program Details for Participants:
- Program Location and Parking Instructions: Arizona History Museum | 949 E. 2nd Street, Tucson, AZ 85719. The workshop will be held in the Auditorium. Participants may enter through the main museum entrance or through the Auditorium entrance.
- Parking - Participants should park one block west of the museum in the Arizona Historical Society garage at the northeast corner of E. 2nd Street and N. Euclid Avenue. Participants may park in any available space. It is recommended to use the E. 2nd Street entrance to the parking garage. Parking is free for museum visitors and can be validated in the museum at the main desk.
- Breakfast and Registration begin at 8:00 A.M. The workshop will conclude at 3:00 P.M.
- Use student-friendly activities to analyze ways in which the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights illustrate our most important civic values.
- Receive a FREE copy of Being an American: Exploring the Ideals that Unite Us
- Participate in engaging lessons that will help your students analyze the Founding documents.
- Analyze real-world scenarios that illustrate the enduring significance of the Bill of Rights and its limits on government.
- Gain new techniques for teaching these concepts to intermediate to advanced English language-learners.
- Receive a Professional Development certificate for 6 seat hours.
This Bill of Rights Institute Constitutional Workshop will help teachers address one or more of the Common Core Standards shown here.
This workshop is co-sponsored by the Joe Foss Institute and the Bill of Rights Institute
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