Chapter 6

Citizenship and the Constitution

The Constitution sets the framework for the United States government. It defines the structure of the government, the responsibilities and limitations of the three branches, and a system for modifications. For democracy to thrive, citizens need to understand how the government works, stay informed of current events, obey the laws, and participate in various civic duties.

Video Lessons

Click on  links below to watch the informational lectures that we use in class beofre we dive into deeper understanding of the content. The notes are also there to help guide questions about the information.


The videos are to help you understand the content BEFORE diving deeper in our Google class. You can also access them in the classroom as well as on here.

Guided Notes

These are Cornell Notes that will guide you to a deeper understanding as well as a section for questions and a summary that will be asked in class.