Saturday, October 29, 2011

Being An American Essay Contest


Bill of Rights Institute’s Being an American Essay Contest,


Check out the Bill of Rights Institute’s Being an American Essay Contestwhich asks students how the Constitution protects a culture of liberty in a way that challenges them to dig into the Constitution and Founding principles. 

Students will respond to the essay prompt: How does the Constitution establish and maintain a culture of liberty in 1,000 words or less.  
This Contest is open to students in grades 9-12. HOMESCHOOLERS INCLUDED! 

The Contest has an accompanying lesson plan that can be used in two 45-minute class periods or one 90-minute period and meets Common Core Standards.

Five top prizes of $1,000 will be awarded as well as over $5,000 in other cash prizes. 


The essay submission deadline is December 15, 2011 at 11:59 PM (PST). 

Check out the Contest website for more information – www.BillofRightsInstitute.org/contest

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