Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Structure of the Constitution

The Structure of the Constitution

Grove City College president Paul McNulty described the structure of the U.S. Constitution and some of the terminology used to describe individual parts of the Constitution.

Description

Grove City College president Paul McNulty described the structure of the U.S. Constitution and some of the terminology used to describe individual parts of the Constitution.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How does the Constitution begin?
  • How does the structure of the Constitution address the three branches of government?
  • Besides the branches, what other topics do the articles of the Constitution include.
  • What is the Bill of Rights? How is the Bill of Rights different than the other amendments?
  • What is the difference between an article, a section and a clause?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Amendment
    • Article
    • Bill Of Rights
    • Clause
    • Constitution
    • Executive Branch
    • Judicial Branch
    • Legislative Branch
    • National Debt
    • Preamble
    • Ratify
    • Section

    Topics

    Constitutional Foundation

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity