We the People Resources

We the People Video Tutorial!

A We the People how-to for teachers and students, the video outlines We the People basics --  getting started, student benefits, hearing structure, scoring details, and more.  Plus, watch sample student arguments in simulated hearings:

Thank you to West Carrollton High School We the People team and the Ohio State Bar Association.

We the People Companion Website

We The People Companion Website

The companion website for the 2009 edition of the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution Level 3 student text gives students and teachers the ability to electronically access important portions of the We the People student text, such as the Unit and Lesson Purposes and the Terms and Concepts to Understand, and to provide links to primary sources, Supreme Court cases, multimedia, and helpful websites related to the content of the student and teacher's editions.


We the People Enhanced Ebook

Looking for an engaging, classroom-proven civics and government curriculum?  We the People’s features include classroom management tools, audio narration, videos, built-in multiple-choice and essay questions. The ebook can be used on a wide range of devices, including desktops and laptops, Apple iPads and iPhones, Android tablets and smart phones, and Windows 8 touch-screen devices.  Try the We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution enhanced ebook for free for 28 days.

An In-Depth Look at the We the People Enhanced Ebook:

We the People Text Book Correlation Document

The We the People Text Book Correlation Document provides a guide for teach­ers to dif­fer­en­ti­ate be­tween the Level III, Level II, and Level I text­books subjects in each unit and lesson.  The guide lists each chapter and unit and corresponding topics for each Level.

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FREE Webinars

The Cen­ter for Civic Ed­u­ca­tion has archived seven free we­bi­nars in a se­ries ti­tled Why the Con­sti­tu­tion Mat­ters: A We­bi­nar Se­ries on Gov­ern­ment and Cit­i­zen­ship. Down­load the we­bi­nars on the fol­low­ing top­ics:

  • Why Government by Robert Leming, Center for Civic Education
  • Constitutionalism by John Patrick, Indiana University
  • Political Parties by Rick Hardy, Western Illinois University
  • Research on Youth Civic Engagement by Diana Owen, Georgetown University
  • Presidential Power by David Adler, Boise State University
  • The First Amendment and the Citizen by Hank Chambers, University of Richmond School of Law
  • Citizenship by Thomas Vontz, Kansas State University

We the People Teaching Strategies

The Utah Ed­u­ca­tion Net­work pro­vides a great site that gives teach­ing strate­gies to help in the areas of or­ga­niz­ing a WTP team, guided re­search and writ­ing, guided prac­tice, and grad­ing WTP pre­sen­ta­tions.

Constitution Camp Documents

Professor Christopher Bryant, College of Law; University of Cincinnati, powerpoint presentation on the 14th Amendment:
Bryant Evol Fourteenth Full Set
Bryant Evol Fourteenth Presentation

Thurgood Marshall Activities With All Resources and Worksheets

On Oc­to­ber 20, 2015, the Supreme Court of Ohio hosted au­thor Wil Hay­good to talk about his new book Show­down: Thur­good Mar­shall and the Supreme Court Nom­i­na­tion that Changed Amer­ica as a part of the Court’s Forum on the Law lec­ture se­ries.  High school stu­dents from Cen­tral Ohio were in the au­di­ence to hear Hay­good talk about the con­tro­ver­sial nom­i­na­tion and con­fir­ma­tion of Jus­tice Mar­shall, the first African-Amer­i­can jus­tice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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