Schoolhouse Rock!: The Preamble
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This video introduces the Preamble to the Constitution and helps students understand the purpose of it using illustrations.

Public Discussion Questions


  1. Where is the Preamble found?
  2. What is the purpose of the Preamble?
  3. What are some of the ideas in the Preamble?

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This clip is associated with the following standards:
  • Common Core State Standards
    Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify Constitution Day as a celebration of American freedom
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify and describe the role of a good citizen in maintaining a constitutional republic.
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify Constitution Day as a celebration of American freedom.
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the purposes of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, including the Bi...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the impact of individual and group decisions on communities in a constitutio...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the intent, meaning, and importance of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constituti...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands important ideas in the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, a...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the purposes of the U.S. Constitution as identified in the Preamble

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