Close Up has partnered with New Voice Strategies to offer the Preamble Project—free, immersive classroom materials for high school and middle school students that use an exploration of the Preamble to the Constitution to delve into such vital questions as: Who, in today’s America, are “We the People?” What aspirations inspire us? How do we pursue a “more perfect union?” The 2022 Preamble Project included:
» Examining the Preamble to the Constitution
» Applying Values from the Preamble (Classroom Deliberation)
» Envisioning a More Perfect Union (Group Project)
» Securing a More Perfect Union (Project Presentations)
Make sure to mark your calendar for Constitution Day 2023! We look forwarded to offering more free classroom resources through next year’s Preamble Project.
I’m truly blown away by what Close Up’s been able to accomplish in the last two weeks during IMPACT 2020…
The material seems very high level, and my daughter’s been very motivated to participate every day. I wanted to be sure to commend the staff on providing such a great experience!
Close Up brought me CLOSER to politics…
the entire notion no longer seemed obscure. I became very involved in politics on the local and national level.
As a government teacher, it’s nice to have more resources…
for teaching media literacy and having students critically think about the information they receive.
I plan to introduce Close Up’s professional development to the teachers I work with…
and use this as a part of my school’s requirement that students take action on issues of local, national, and international importance.