Writing the Constitution

Rising Grades 7 to 9

Read and discuss the U.S. Constitution, and write summaries and interpretations while practicing proven techniques for writing about complex ideas.

Writing the Constitution 7-9 is a content-based writing course for rising seventh through ninth grade students. Students read, discuss, and write about the U.S. Constitution.

Students use conjunctions, appositives, and varied sentence types to write sentences about complex ideas. They plan, outline, and write well-organized paragraphs. They also learn a note-taking system and practice writing multi-paragraph essays.