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ONLINE CONSTITUTION DAY 

LIVE via Zoom on Sept 15th, 2022   —    All sessions are free  —  Each is a 30 minute program  —    Geared for 4th-5th Grade

Attend all or just specific sessions   —   All sessions will be video-recorded and available on our YouTube channel after the 15th

*All students will receive a FREE POCKET CONSTITUTION BOOKLET*
(If registering after Sept. 1, booklets may not arrive until after Sept. 15.)


9 am CST:  3 Branches of Government
Students will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the three branches of government and their purposes. IKEducators then bridge the topics of the Constitution, the Executive Branch, and Dwight D. Eisenhower. 

10 am CST:  Becoming President
Students will learn about the qualifications to be the President of the U.S. from examination of the Constitution and then imagine themselves in the position of running for president. Download the worksheet for this program.

1 pm CST:  Holding History
Students will have the opportunity to examine primary source letters from the Eisenhower Presidential Library’s archives that kids, just like them, wrote to President Eisenhower. Through guided analysis, students will determine purpose and inference, as well as extract information about the Eisenhower Era. Students will be holding examples of how citizens can interact with the Executive Branch and become part of the National Archives. Download the worksheet for this program.

2 pm CST:  Dear Mr. President
Students will practice their right as an American citizen to communicate opinions or questions to their elected representative. 

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