The U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt Activity can be used as an introduction or review activity. You can use the U.S. Constitution activity as task cards, a scavenger hunt or both. Students will learn about each the 7 Articles in the Constitution, the Founding Fathers and the date/place of the framing of the Constitution. The Scavenger Hunt is designed so that students must visit each of the ten U.S. Constitution Fact Cards! That means they have to read the small passage or skim for details multiple times! Students will use non-fiction social studies content to practice reading skills, improve fluency and reading comprehension. Also included are 10 ideas for how to use task cards! The possibilities are endless for this cross-curriculum Constitution activity!
This U.S. Constitution Scavenger Hunt Activity can be used as task cards for partner activities, SCOOT activities, scavenger hunts, anticipatory sets, unit review, sub plans, stations, or independent work. How you choose to set it up in your classroom is up to you J There are so many possibilities that allow students to be out of their seats, moving around the room and learning!
•10 U.S. Constitution Fact Cards to hang around the room. Each Fact Card contains a reading passage and some include a picture.
•8 ELA Task Cards – Students use reading and comprehension skills (Common Core)
•4 Math Task Cards – Students complete basic addition and subtraction
•4 Timeline Task Cards – Questions to reiterate how to read a timeline
•2 Writing Task Cards – Open-ended, creative thinking prompts
•2 Drawing Task Cards – Quick draw to show comprehension
(20 task cards total)
• 2 Recording Sheets to choose from
•One with the questions typed directly on it, the other is blank to use with the task cards.
•The recording sheet is broken down into categories – ELA, Math, Timeline, Drawing and Writing.
•Teacher Answer Key
•4 Blank Task Cards for the teacher to use for additional questions. ( I use them for early finisher tasks)