The Constitution and Our Community

Grades
Grades 3-5
45 mins
Two people stand outside of the U.S. National Archives Rotunda
Students will explore the idea of community, hone their primary source analysis skills by examining government records, and connect the Constitution to their own lives.
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This distance learning program is available for groups of 10 or more students from the National Archives, the Center for Legislative Archives, and Presidential Libraries free of charge Tuesdays–Fridays.

Please submit your request to civics@nara.gov at least two weeks in advance and include the following information:

  • School/group name and location (city and state)
  • Requested program
  • Preferred dates and times for your program (please provide 2–3 options)
  • Grade level
  • Number of students

Each program will be led by one of our educators located at National Archives sites and Presidential Libraries across the country. After submitting your program request, you will be connected to an available National Archives educator to finalize your reservation. You will also receive a teacher guide with additional pre- and post program activities. We require that the requesting educator or another educator from your institution be present during the student distance learning program to observe the session and support classroom management.

Programs are also offered as regularly scheduled interactive webinars. Registration is required, but there is no minimum attendance prerequisite.