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Constitution 101

 

Hillsdale College is offering a free course to anyone interested.

Here is the information:

About Constitution 101

“Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution” is a 10-week online course presented by Hillsdale College.

Featuring an expanded format from the “Introduction to the Constitution” lecture series with Hillsdale College President Dr. Larry Arnn, Constitution 101 follows closely the one-semester course required of all Hillsdale College undergraduate students.

In this course, you can:

  • watch lectures from the same Hillsdale faculty who teach on campus;

  • study the same readings taught in the College course;

  • submit questions for weekly Q&A sessions with the faculty;

  • access a course study guide;

  • test your knowledge through weekly quizzes; and

  • upon completion of the course, receive a certificate from Hillsdale College.

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Free Constitution Rap Song

Does your child seem to learn things easier through songs? Rhythm Rhyme Results (Educational Rap.com) is offer a super freebie. They will let you download a rap song titled, “What Does the Constitution Do?”.

They will also throw in a lyrics sheet, four versions of the song (normal speed, slowed down, missing words, and karaoke-style), worksheets, and answer keys.

Go to their website and look on the right side of the page under the blue “Download Now “ icon. You will see:

                                                                          Download a Free Song!
                                                                          What Does the Constitution Do?

                                            Email*

DO NOT click on the blue “Download Now” icon just above this. That is for purchasing an item. Enter your email address. They will will email a download link to you very quickly.

Here is what the site says:

Description

This song teaches the contents of Articles I to VII of the Constitution. It explains the structure of the US government including Congress, the executive branch, including President and Vice President, as well as the Supreme Court and its justices. It also discusses state’s rights, Constitutional amendments, and approval of the Constitution.

The teaching materials at the bottom of the page, include videos, lesson plans, worksheets, and activities help teachers and homeschool parents generate teaching ideas for the song topics. Students will better understand Articles I to VII of the Constitution.

This social studies song is suitable to help teach the US Constitution and Constitution Day to elementary school students (4th grade, 5th grade and 6th grade), middle school, high school, home school, and college classes.

 

They also list correlating State Standards for: Texas, New York, Massachusetts, California, Florida, and Illinois. They say: State standards listed here are representative of school standards across the United States.

This is a link to free resources on the website. I don’t know if this is a standing offer, or if has an ending date. 

 

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