Recommended 2017 Constitution Day Presentation Outline
Constitution Day Powerpoint
This recommended powerpoint provides a special focus on the constitutional protections guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, the post-Civil War amendments, and modern day court cases, national and local, of particular interest to young people. (Version with speaker’s talking points here).
Constitution Day In-Depth
Discussion, Questions & Cases: Background on the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, discussion questions, key precedent-setting Supreme Court cases summarized.
CONSTITUTION DAY BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Links to Constitution Resources (Other organizations so you can get involved!)
Kids & the Law (Cal State Bar publication)
When You Turn 18: A Survival Guide for Teenagers (Calif State Bar publication)
Content Standards – middle school
Content Standrds – high school
Over the years, attorneys have provided their revised (or in some cases, completely unique) PowerPoints for others to share if they like. Feel free to take the best from everyone’s, and create the presentation that focuses on the issues your teacher has indicated are most relevant for the class you’ll be speaking to.
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