TITLE: Concentration/Constitution and Bill of Rights AUTHOR: Carl J. Dermady Jr., West Jefferson School, Marrero, LA GRADE LEVEL: Any level Either as a class activity or in groups of three each Length of Activity: One class period OVERVIEW: The class will engage in a spirited competition on the Constitution/Bill of Rights by trying to identify phrases connected with the Constitution/ Bill of Rights. OBJECTIVE(s): The students will be able to: 1) Identify phrases from the Constitution/Bill of Rights 2) Recall information learned on the Constitution/Bill of Rights MATERIALS: Poster boards, markers, question sheet, Constitution/Bill of Rights, scissors, and tape. ACTIVITIES AND PROCEDURES: 1) Teacher will obtain a poster board. The poster should be divided into twelve equal sections. Each square should be numbered one to twelve on one side. On the other side of the poster, a phrase will be written pertaining to the Constitution/Bill of Rights. One word should be written in each square. The poster should then be cut into twelve squares. The poster is then reassembled and taped on the board with numbers showing. 2) Each group will have three people; two contestants and one moderator. The moderator will ask a question on the subject matter from a prepared list of questions (at least twenty). The first player to answer correctly will be able to turn over one number with the word for that number being displayed. The first person to correctly say the phrase exactly, wins. 3) This game can be played in groups or as a class activity. Measure of Student Gains/ Student achievement of Objectives: 1) Daily participation point 2) Quiz grade Students could be given ten points for each correct answer and/or fifty point quiz grade for correctly identifying the phrase.
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